Monday, 2 January 2017

Ajimobi Re-appoints Yinka Adepoju As DG of OYSAA

Marketing communication practitioner, Mr. Yinka Adepoju has been reappointed as the Director General of Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA), a position he once occupy before he paved way for Mr. Babajide Fagade who later left for other ventures.

Adepoju, who rose to the pinnacle of outdoor advertising profession as a former Vice-President of Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) is a man who knows the nitty-gritty of the practice and management of outdoor advertising, hence his re-appointment by the Senator Ajimobi’s led government that wants to leave no stone unturned in a bid to sanitise the practice of outdoor advertising in Oyo State.

Yinka Adepoju who has been in advertising since 1986 attended the prestigious Government College, Apata Ganga, Ibadan, Oyo State and later proceeded to The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he studied Mass Communication and graduated in 1985 after which participated in the mandatory National Youth Service Corps with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in Lagos and Akure respectively.

After his NYSC assignment, he joined Vanguard Media Limited, later made a formal foray into advertising when in 1987. He joined St George’s Publicity Limited for a very short period until 1988 when he moved to Babu Akinbobola and Kole Ademulegun anchored Media Link Advertising Limited, Ilupeju, Lagos where he started as a Senior Client Service Executive till he later became the Commercial Manager and later ended up as the company’s first General Manager.

A fellow of APCON and outstanding former EXCO member of OAAN, Adepoju who later formed Royal Communications Limited after resigning his appointment with Media Link Limited, was in 2011 appointed by Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the Executive Governor of Oyo State to help plan, develop and implement the structures and policies that will grow the business of outdoor advertising in the State.

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