LAGOS- A new professional body for Yoruba media practitioners in Nigeria, called the Guild of Yoruba Media Practitioners (GYMP), was recently unveiled in Lagos. GYMP aims to promote the practice of Yoruba journalism and provide opportunities for development in the field. Membership is open to qualified Yoruba language media practitioners nationwide who align with the association’s objectives.
GYMP Chairman, Mr. Samuel Akinrole, stated that the association would uphold standards and utilize modern technologies in Yoruba journalism. Protecting members’ professional interests and welfare, organizing symposia, workshops, and seminars, and facilitating developmental programs are among GYMP’s priorities. Interested individuals can obtain membership forms, and financial members are required to pay an annual subscription fee.
Secretary of GYMP, Olaide Gold, emphasized the association’s focus on professional growth. Members will benefit from international standard training and ongoing developmental projects. The Guild consists of Yoruba language media professionals from various media platforms across Nigeria.
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