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Groups Hail Oloye Ayodele Samuel On Birthday, Say He's A Blessing To Taraba


The Taraba Concern Citizens Forum and 
Jalingo Development Foundation JADEF has showered praises on the Publisher of Taraba Truth and Facts Newspaper and CEO of Rock FM Jalingo, Oloye Ayodele Samuel, as he marks his birthday on 15th February.

The forum, in a statement by its Coordinator, Comrade Mansur Munkaila Jirgi, lauded Oloye Ayodele Samuel for his unwavering commitment to speaking truth to power.

According to the forum, Samuel's dedication to upholding the truth sets him apart and makes him a valuable asset to society. 

They emphasized the importance of individuals like Samuel who are willing to take a stand for what is right.

JADEF Chairman Musa Njidda in a statement  felicitate and rejoice with the media mogul  on his special day of February 15, being your birthday, describing him as a blessing to humanity and Taraba State.

"The Jalingo foundation is proud of your life and modest contributions in amplifying the droning voices of the voiceless through your media outfits which is of course in congruent with the prime objective of the Jalingo Foundation.

"As we mark this special day with fervent prayers for your robust health, we wish you more blissful and purposeful returns of this special day.

"Once again, on behalf of the Jalingo foundation and the good people of Jalingo, we say happy birthday and cheers to a beacon of hope," Njidda said 

Also Jalingo based human right lawyer Barr. Bilyaminu Lukman Maihanci hailed Samuel as a journalist who has redefined media landscape in Taraba State. 

Maihanci praised Samuel for his integrity and fearless pursuit of the truth in his journalism practice.

Another youth activist and entrepreneur Nurudeen Manzo in his message  to Samuel, described him as a gift to the people of Taraba State. 

Manzo, who serves as the Chairman of the Association of Mobile Phones and Allied Products Traders of Nigeria and the Taraba ICT Forum, praised Samuel for his contributions to shaping political discourse in the state.

Manzo went on to refer to Samuel as "Kakakin Taraba," highlighting his impact on the state's social and political landscape. 

The accolades from various sectors of society underscore Samuel's significance in the community.

In his response to the outpouring of praise, Samuel expressed gratitude for the recognition and support from the Taraba Concern Citizens Forum, Barr. Maihanci, and Manzo. 

He reaffirmed his commitment to serving the public through ethical journalism and advocacy for transparency and accountability.

Samuel emphasized the importance of a free press in holding leaders accountable and informing the public. 

He vowed to continue his work as a journalist and media entrepreneur, using his platforms to advocate for justice and good governance.

The celebration of Samuel's birthday served as a reminder of the crucial role that journalists play in society. 

As the gatekeepers of information, journalists like Samuel have the power to shape public discourse and bring about positive change.

The Taraba Truth and Facts Newspaper, under Samuel's leadership, has become a trusted source of news and analysis in the region. 

Its fearless reporting and commitment to the truth have earned it a loyal readership and a reputation for integrity.

Rock FM Jalingo, the radio station owned by Samuel, has also made a significant impact in the community. 

With its engaging programming and focus on local issues, the station has become a popular source of entertainment and information for residents of Taraba State.

Samuel's dedication to his work has not gone unnoticed, with many commending him for his professionalism and integrity. 

His willingness to take on powerful interests and speak out on behalf of the public has earned him the respect and admiration of his peers.

As Oloye Ayodele Samuel celebrates another year of life, his supporters and well-wishers have expressed their gratitude for his contributions to the community. 

They have praised him for his courage, his commitment to truth, and his dedication to serving the people of Taraba State.

In a time when the role of the media is more important than ever, Samuel's example serves as an inspiration to all who believe in the power of journalism to bring about positive change. 

His birthday celebration is a testament to the impact that one dedicated individual can have on a community.

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