President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday selected Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi as his Special Assistant on Digital/New Media. Ogunlesi, who is a prestigious blogger and writer, moved on from the University of Ibadan in 2004, and acquired a MA in Creative Writing from University of East Anglia, UK, in 2011. Prior to his arrangement, Ogunlesi had filled in as a Features Editor and Editorial Board individual from NEXT Newspaper.
He likewise functioned as a West Africa Editor for The Africa Report magazine from 2014 to 2015. Ogunlesi is a two-time victor of the CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards, and a 2015 New Media Fellow of the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Ogunlesi will be helped by Bashir Ahmad, who is a Personal Assistant to the President on New Media.
Femi Adesina Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) eighteenth February, 2016