Adedoyin re-elected into IPI executive board

The former Kwara state Commissioner for Information, and Chairman, Editorial Board, of The Herald Newspapers, Ilorin, Raheem Adedoyin, has been re-elected to the executive board of the International Press Institute (IPI) – the global network of senior editors, media executives, and communication experts promoting press freedom. 

Adedoyin is representing Nigeria and Africa on the board of IPI, which is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, was elected Thursday for three years tenure at the World Congress/General Assembly of the IPI in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He will serve for another three years. 

He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and a Fellow of the Nigerian institute of Public Relations (NIPR). He was first elected for three- year tenure in Vienna in 2021 at the World Congress and General Assembly of IPI. 

Nigerian delegates at the World Congress include Kabiru Yusuf, Chairman, Board of Trustees IPI Nigeria National Committee, President,  Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Malam Garba Shehu, former Presidential Spokesman to the former President, Muhammadu Buhari, GGFR and former President of NGE; Muskiliu Mojeed , President, IPI Nigeria National Committee and Editor in Chief , Premium Times; Steve Ayorinde, former Commissioner for Information, Lagos state and Publisher/CEO, The Culture Newspaper

Lagos and Dayo Aiyetan, Executive Director, International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) , Abuja and former Associate Editor and Abuja Bureau Chief of Tell Magazine, Lagos.

Over 450 registered participants from 68 countries, across five continents are attending the 3-day World Congress and Innovation Festival which began on Thursday and ends Saturday.