The Oasis Reporters
August 9, 2019
With the resignation and departure of Edo born Eric Osagie from The Sun, a leading
media voice of the East in the Nigerian firmament, The Board of Directors of The Sun Publishing Limited has approved the appointment of Mr. Onuoha Ukeh, as new Managing Director.
Ukeh, currently the Editor, Daily Sun, takes over from Mr. Eric Osagie, whose letter of resignation coincided with the expiration of his four year tenure as Managing Director/Editor-in-chief, and nine years in the Executive Directorate of the company.
The board also approved the appointment of Mr. Iheanacho Nwosu, Bureau Chief, Nation’s Capital, as new Editor, Daily.
Other appointments are: Adetutu Folashade-Koyi (Editor, Nation’s Capital); Beifoh Osewele (Deputy Editor, News) and Willy Eya, Politics Editor.
The appointments have already taken effect as the new changes become operational today.
The Board thanked Mr. Osagie for his immense contributions to the growth of The Sun in the last four years as chief executive officer, and assured him that his place in the history of The Sun’s evolution is assured.
Under Osagie’s tenure, the company witnessed phenomenal growth as salaries and emoluments were promptly paid, even under harsh economic climate.
His tenure also ensured that the editorial and business departments relocated
to a brand new city office in Ikeja.
In his letter, Osagie said he was leaving The Sun fulfilled. According to him, “it is with utmost gratitude to you for the opportunity to serve in the executive management position in the past nine years, four of which was as managing director.
“I am leaving confident the company will continue to wax stronger, growing from strength to strength. Even as I bow out, I want to believe I will continue to be a member of The Sun family. I will continue to contribute my quota to the growth of this exceptional and vibrant brand.”
Additional reporting : Vanguard