By Saheed Ibrahiim
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has appointed Prince Dotun Oyelade as the Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS).
The appointment was made known in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Oyo state governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, on Monday July 15.
The statement revealed that Oyelade’s appointment takes effect immediately
Prince Oyelade was the spokesman of the Omititun Campaign Organisation, which birthed the election of Engineer Seyi Makinde as Governor of Oyo State.
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.
He had also worked at NTA Ibadan between 1977-82 before he joined BCOS as Head of Reportorial and he left the station in 1988
He is an author of nine publications to his name and a member of the International Press Institute, Geneva.
Prince Oyelade studied in Nigeria, Britain and the United States of America.
Governor Seyi Makinde emphasised his confidence in Prince Oyelade to bring his wealth of experience to turn the fortunes of BCOS around in the shortest possible time