In a press release signed by Adelani Baderinwa, the supervisor, Ministry of Information and Strategy, the names of the members of the committee, were released alongside the objectives and terms of reference of the revitalization committee.
“The objective of the committee is to find out the challenges militating against the smooth and required professional operation of the OSBC, look into the structure of the corporation and make necessary recommendations to put it in good state.
“The terms of reference for the committee in summary, is to comprehensively look into the state of operation of OSBC, its challenges, its failings and offer genuine recommendations that will make OSBC one of the best broadcast organizations in structure and content around.”
The statement also indicated that the government observed that the broadcasting corporation has not been able to perform effectively due to human and technical challenges and believes the constitution of the committee is a “bold move” to reshape OSBC and bring out the best in it.
The revitalization committee was given two weeks to complete its assignments and submit its recommendations.
Members of the committee are Obaniyi Akinwale, Group Head, Technical Services, TVC Communications, Lagos, Taiwo Ojewande, a retired Chief Cameraman, OSBC, Kayode Akinsola, a retired General Manager, Gold FM, Ilesa, Ayo Makinde, a former Head of Presentation at Radio Continental, Lagos, Prince Yeye Oyedokun, a retired Director General, OSBC, Edmund Obilo, ace broadcaster and best on air personality in Oyo State, and Olabode Awe, a Director in the Ministry of Information and Strategy who serves as secretary to the committee.