IGP hails broadcaster, Funmi Wakama, on retirement, chieftaincy title

By Nudoiba Ojen

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, on behalf of the Nigeria Police Force, has congratulated ace broadcaster, Mrs Funmi Wakama of the Nigerian Television Authority, on her retirement after 35 years of dedicated service.

The IGP also celebrates with Wakama on the chieftaincy title conferred on her by a frontline traditional ruler, the Olowu of Owu, Oba Saka Matemilola.

Egbetokun said, “This recognition is a testament to her outstanding contributions to both the media sector and the wider community and it underscores the respect and admiration she has garnered throughout her illustrious career”.

These were contained in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

The IGP said, “Wakama’s commitment, diligence and exemplary leadership have left an indelible mark on the broadcasting industry and the nation as a whole.

“Her steadfast dedication to her profession and her unwavering commitment to upholding the values of integrity and excellence have set a shining example for all.

“As Mrs Wakama embarks on this new phase of her journey, the IGP wishes her a retirement filled with happiness, good health, and the fulfillment of all her aspirations. Her legacy will continue to inspire generations to come, and her impact will be felt far beyond the realm of broadcasting”.

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