Femi Adesina

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Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist and government official, the special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari. [1] [2]

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Career

Adesina wrote for Vanguard Newspapers and National Concord Newspapers before joining the staff of The Sun Newspaper , where he rose to editor-in-chief. [3] [4] He also served a two-year term as president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors. [5] Although re-elected for a second term as Guild president, [5] Adesina stepped down after receiving his government appointment. [6] He also stepped down as editor-in-chief of The Sun. [5] Adesina was sworn-in as special adviser on media and publicity to Buhari on August 31, 2015 alongside Babachi Lawal, the incumbent Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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Awards

He was named Editor of the Year for 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards. [8] [9]

Education

Femi was a student of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State. He also attended Lagos Business School and other institutions of education.

References

  1. "Buhari Swears in Lawal, Monguno, Adesina". THISDAY LIVE. 31 August 2015. Archived from the original on September 1, 2015.
  2. "Femi Adesina. Biography". www.nigerianbiography.com. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  3. "Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity". Thisday. September 1, 2015. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015.
  4. "Femi Adesina. Biography". Nigerian Biography. 10 November 2015.
  5. 1 2 3 "Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity". Thisday. September 1, 2015. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015.
  6. "Nigeria Guild of Editors elects new president to replace Femi Adesina". Premium Times. 1 September 2015.
  7. "Buhari Swears in Lawal, Monguno, Adesina". THISDAY LIVE. 31 August 2015. Archived from the original on September 1, 2015.
  8. "Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity". Thisday. September 1, 2015. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015.
  9. "Femi Adesina. Biography". Nigerian Biography. 10 November 2015.