GOCOP delegation visits Presidential Villa, seeks accreditation of more members

GOCOP visits State House

A delegation from the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) on Friday visited the Presidential media team at the State House.

The GOCOP team, led by its new President, Dotun Oladipo, was received by the Special Adviser to the President on Media, Mr. Femi Adesina, as well as the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Mallam Garba Shehu.

Speaking during the visit, Oladipo expressed the Guild’s gratitude to Adesina for  honouring its invitation to participate in the recently held First Annual Conference as the  Chairman of the event in Lagos.

Oladipo also thanked the presidential spokesman for his longstanding support right from the formative stage of GOCOP.

Even more, Oladipo appealed that the Presidency should ensure the accreditation of  more GOCOP members in order to enhance the coverage of State House activities.

Responding to Oladipo’s  speech, Mallam Shehu commended the efforts of GOCOP.

He said he chose to participate in receiving the leaders as a measure of his regard for the body.

Addressing the request for accreditation of more GOCOP members, Shehu pledged to make a case to the relevant authorities as such move will be of immense benefits.

On his part, Adesina thanked the GOCOP team for the visit.

He also said he was impressed by the obvious progress being made by the Guild since inception.

Other members of the GOCOP team on the visit to the Presidential Villa were Secretary General, Danlami Nmodu; Chairman of the Planning Committee of the First Annual Conference of GOCOP, Simon Ibe; Publisher of Prompt News Online, Akeem Oyetunji, and Publisher, Freedom Online, Gabriel Akinadewo.