Thursday, 16 July 2015

Briefly: Tolu Ogunlesi To Be Appointed Buhari's New Media Adviser

The veteran poet, journalist, photographer, and fiction writer Tolu Ogunlesi has been appointed Special Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari. 

Tolu has undergone security screening and his appointment is to be announced in the coming days, Premium Times reports.
Tolu, trained as a pharmacist, is a freelance writer for local and international newspapers and one of Nigeria’s most active Twitter users.
As recognition for his contribution to social development, Tolu was awarded  Arts and Culture Prize in the annual CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards  in 2009 and also CNN Award in 2013.

Source: PremiumTimes

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