By Dayo Adu
Radio Nigeria ace reporter, Mosope Kehinde has bagged a Humanitarian Impact Award from an Ibadan based non-governmental Organisation, Hope for Second Chance Foundation, HOSEC.
The award which was presented at a ceremony held at ‘Wole Soyinka Art Theatre, University of Ibadan to mark the 5th anniversary of the foundation drew excitement from the multi-talented journalist, Mosope, his wife, Tosin, colleagues and associates as well as the entire congregation as he mounted the podium to receive the award plaque
Mosope Kehinde, a Principal Reporter and Radio Nigeria Ibadan House of Assembly Correspondent, according to the organisers of the award, the awardee distinguished himself in the reportage of advocacy and pursuit of justice and equality for the vulnerable in the society.
In a remark, shortly after recieving the award, Mosope Kehinde expressed delight at the award, saying the gesture would serve as morale booster in his journalistic career.
“This is going to encourage me and it will go along way in helping me to know that it’s important for people to do more to their society. By the grace of God, I will be doing more in the profession that God has placed me, to impact humanity and the society “
In a reaction, Manager News, Premier FM, Ibadan, Mrs. Olutola Daramola extolled the virtues of Mosope Kehinde, describing him as a highly cerebral journalist and a goal getter.
“It’s very cheering because Mosope Kehinde is a very diligent officer, he’s forward looking, a team player and goal oriented. So am not surprised that such an award is coming his way.i can only say that this strength will continue and it’s also a platform for Radio Nigeria to be projected, particularly premier FM, all what he’s been doing in terms of reportage for hope of second chance foundation, HOSEC has been recognised and I wish him many more in the future “
On his part, chairman on the occasion and lawmaker representing Akinyẹle constituency II at the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Ayo Fatokun, enjoined National and State House of Assemblies to formulate laws that would strengthen and encourage non-governmental Organisations that are corroborating government’s efforts at rehabilitating the vulnerable in the society a meaningful boost for effective service delivery.
Earlier in an address, Founder and Executive Director, HOSEC, Ibukunoluwa Otesile described the five years journey of rehabilitating the vulnerable children and women being victims of domestic violence and drug abuse in the society as emotionally draining and rewarding job.
He called for collaborative efforts from stakeholders to ensure total and complete rehabilitation of victims of abuse in Nigeria.