– Kunle Gazali
Parrot Xtra Publisher, Olayinka Agboola and Lagelu FM ace presenter, Ajibola Akinyefa, on Saturday, 1st December, 2018 led others to receive the Road Accident Information & Rescue Organization award.
The award presentation, which was held at University of Ibadan Sports Complex, Ibadan, witnessed the presence of dignitaries including the former Commissioner of Information in Oyo State, Chief Areoye Oyebola, Major Rasaki Salawu (rtd) and representatives of safety and security agencies in the state.
The organization’s Commandant General, Bamigboye Okanlawon, in his address said that the award was to recognize the effort of the awardees in championing the safety awareness campaign among the road users.
Okanlawon further stated that the organization will not relent in partnership with safety and security agencies, as well as the media to ensure safety on the highway.
Other awardees included the Head of Station, African Independent Television (AIT), Folakemi Tokunbo, Tinuade Atoyosoye of Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Wale Adeoye, Lead City FM, Director, Obafemi Awolowo Sport Complex, University of Ibadan, Dr. Isiaka Abiodun Salami and Elder Adekunle Ajayi, Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Challenge Branch, who was decorated as Patron of the organization.