The Board of The Sun Publishing Limited has approved new editorial appointments with effect from 1 July 2013. On that date, new editors will take over at different levels, of the publication.
According to Tony Onyima, managing director/editor-in-chief, the new appointments "are aimed at driving our growth strategy and the board's vision of transforming the company into top rate media and entertainment organisation".
The new editors are: Onuoha Ukeh, Daily Sun, Bruce Malogo, Saturday Sun, and Abdulfatah Oladeinde, Sunday Sun. There are also new deputy editors, News editor, editorial page editor, political editor, business editor, while the erstwhile editors, who served the company meritoriously, have been assigned to fresh duties.
Ukeh, editor of Saturday Sun since 2008, moves up as editor of the daily newspaper. An alumnus of the Yaba College of Technology, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, and Lagos State University, Ojo, from where he holds degrees in Book Publishing and Journalism, respectively, the new editor of the daily newspaper comes in with more than two decades of experience tucked under his belt.
Before he joined The Sun as assistant editor in 2003, Ukeh had worked at Post Express as metro editor, chief sub-editor, and editor of the daily paper, respectively. He was also at Champion newspaper, Sentinel Magazine, and The Guardian.
Ukeh also holds a Senior Management Programme (SMP) certificate of the Lagos Business School, and is co-author of three books, Inside the Newsroom, Democracy of Our Land, and God's General.Source: allAfrica