Toun Okewale Sonaiya

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Toun Okewale Sonaiya
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Toun Okewale

Other namesToun Okewale Sonaiya
Alma mater
Years active2002–present
OrganizationWomen FM
Known forEstablishing first indigenous West Africa women radio.

Toun Okewale Sonaiya is a Nigerian radio broadcaster. In 2015, she launched WFM 91.7, the first radio station for women in Nigeria.[1] Sonaiya is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WFM 91.7.[2]


Sonaiya previously worked for Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation, Ray Power and Choice FM.[3] She has also worked with Housing for Women,[3] and been the Executive Director at St. Ives Communications.[4]


  1. ^ Alfred, Kayode (19 September 2015). "Toun Okewale-Sonaiya Set to Launch First Women Radio Station". The Nation. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  2. ^ "WFM 91.7 Makes its Debut in Lagos". The Nation. 23 December 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Nigeria's First Ever Women's Radio Station WFM to Start Test Transmissions on October 1". Nigerian Watch. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Nigeria: WFM 91.7 Has No Competitor - Broadcast Expert". All Africa. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2016.

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