Buhari Appoints Tolu Ogunlesi, S.A Digital, New Media

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By Nuel Suji – President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed, Tolu Ogunlesi, as his Special Assistant on Digital/New Media.Tolu Ogunlesi

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

A statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, said, Ogunlesi had worked as a Features Editor and Editorial Board member of NEXT Newspaper. He also worked as a West Africa Editor for The Africa Report magazine from 2014 to 2015.

Ogunlesi is a two-time winner of the CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards, and a 2015 New Media Fellow of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP).

Ogunlesi will be assisted by Bashir Ahmad, earlier announced as Personal Assistant to the President on New Media.

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