A former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Governing Council of Nigerian Institute of Journalism.
A reliable source in the institute confirmed to our correspondent that he was appointed on Tuesday and was introduced by the Publisher of Vanguard Newspaper, Sam Amuka at a meeting.
President of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, Mr Nduka Obaigbena, was also at the meeting.
Former Chairman of the NIJ Governing Council, Alhaji Isa Funtua, died recently.
Osoba is a journalist and politician.