The executive Governor of Oyo State ,Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Prince Dotun Oyelade as the Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS)
In a statement issued by Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, on Monday indicated that the appointment of Prince Oyelade’s takes immediate effect.
“Prince Oyelade is a Broadcaster of note who has held similar positions in previous administrations and was the spokesman of the Omititun Campaign Organisation, which midwife the election of Engineer Seyi Makinde as Governor of Oyo State”.
It said Makinde appointed Oyelade in order to reposition the broadcasting house to meet the modern communication needs of the state in the new dispensation.
“The veteran broadcaster had worked at NTA Ibadan 1977-82 before he joined BCOS as Head of Reportorial and voluntarily withdrew his services in 1988 as acting controller of news.
“He worked as General Manager of Fountain Publications and Marketing Manager Spectrum Books between 1988 and 1992 before setting up his own Communications and Publishing business.
“As an author, he has nine publications to his name. A member of the International Press Institute, Geneva, Prince Oyelade studied in Nigeria, Britain and the United States of America.
“He was Private Secretary to Governor Lam Adesina in 1999 to 2003 and Special Adviser on Public Communications to Governor Alao Akala between 2007 and 2011.”