Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist who served as the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.
Femi Adesina Early Life
Adesina was born in Nigeria. However, the exact date of birth of Nigeria’s journalist is not yet known to the public.
Femi Adesina Career
Femi Adesina started his career in journalism as a writer for Radio Lagos, he then later joined Vanguard Newspapers.
Femi Adesina wrote for Vanguard Newspapers and National Concord Newspapers before joining The Sun Newspaper, where he rose to editor-in-chief.
Femi Adesina also served a two-year term as president of the Nigerian board of Editors.
Although re-elected for a second term as Guild president, Femi Adesina stepped down after receiving his government appointment.
Femi Adesina also stepped down as editor-in-chief of The Sun. Femi Adesina was sworn in as special adviser on media and publicity to Buhari on August 31, 2015.
In 2019, Femi Adesina was reappointed into the same position after President Buhari won his re-election bid in the 2019 general elections.
Femi Adesina attended Obafemi Awolowo University Osun, State and then he was at Lagos Business School.
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Femi Adesina Awards
Femi Adesina was named Editor of the Year for 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards.
Femi Adesina is married to Nike Adesina. The two have shared their marriage for quite some time.
Femi Adesina is also a pastor with Four Square Bible Church.
Femi Adesina has a son, who is a pilot. His son, Oluwatobi Adesina, is a pilot for Arik Airline.
Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist. Adesina has an estimated net worth of $500,000.