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Buhari Hires Tolu Ogunlesi as Special Assistant on New Media

President Muhammadu Buhari announced today, through his spokesman , that digital journalist Tolu Ogunlesi has been appointed as his new Special Assistant on Digital and New Media.

The appointment was announced in a series of tweets from the official Twitter handle of the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.

Ogunlesi, who is a renowned blogger and journalist, graduated from the University of Ibadan in 2004, and obtained a Masters’ degree in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, UK, in 2011.

Before his appointment, Ogunlesi had worked as a Features Editor and Editorial Board member of NEXT Newspaper.

Ogunlesi was recently appointed as Special Assistant on Media to Nigeria’s minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah.


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