President Muhammadu Buhari has named a former North American Bureau Chief of The Guardian, Laolu Akande, as a Senior Special Assistant to lead the media and communication unit in the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Under the present arrangement in the presidency, there would be only one presidential media and communication office, but individual appointees would be given separate responsibilities.
Akande was in Nigeria in May to cover the inauguration ceremony for his media agency, Empowered Newswire and returned to the U.S. shortly afterwards.
Akande, a pastor, is a former editor of Saturday Tribune but cut his journalism teeth at The Guardian …Read More
Source:: New Mail