Buhari congratulates Doyin Abiola at 73

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Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday congratulated the former Managing Director of National Concord Newspapers and first female Editor-in-Chief of a daily, Dr. Doyinsola Abiola, on her 73rd birthday.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President Buhari joined the media and banking industry, the entire Abiola family and all friends and well-wishers of Abiola in rejoicing with her.

He described her as a “highly resourceful and intellectually savvy journalist.”

He said he joined others in celebrating the many years of laudable achievements and awards, especially her pacesetting role for women in journalism.

The statement read, “As pioneer female Editor-in-Chief in Nigeria, the President commends Dr. Abiola’s contribution to the grooming and mentoring of many journalists in Nigeria, both in the broadcast…



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