Femi Adesina is a Nigerian Journalist who has achieved a lot and is still achieving more. He is a Writer, Journalist, Editor and a Politician. He serves under the dispensation of President Muhammadu Buhari as the right hand man on issues on the media and publicity.
Femi Adesina’s Early Life.
Femi Adesina is a Nigerian by birth, he hails from the western part of Nigeria. He describes himself as a son of the soil of a renowned town Ipetumodu, Ife North Local Government Area, Osun State. Though his specific age is not announced, he is presumed to be in his fifties. The identity and information of his parents and siblings remains unannounced.
Education and Career Journey.
Mr. Femi Adesina had his Secondary school education at Origbo Community High School after which he proceeded to the prestigious University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University where he pursued Journalism and then later attended Lagos Business School building his career path. He is a star and an experienced Journalist. His career in media dates back to more than twenty-eight years of experience in radio, prints, digital and television media. He reports and tells news and stories to the world. He started his career practice after school as a writer at Radio Lagos during which he discovered his talent as a writer and an editor. In his experience as a journalist, writer and editor in the print media, the now politician, worked with the Vanguard newspaper before he moved to the now extinct Concord newspaper. He also worked as an editor with Daily Tribune and The Sun ( now Daily Sun) newspapers, writing and passing out information. He at a point was made the Executive director of The sun newspaper and was then promoted to be Managing director of The Sun newspaper. He also served as the president of Nigerian Guild of Editors, a post he contested for and won. He also re- contested and still won but stepped down and also resigned from The sun newspaper, after his political appointment as the Special advisor on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Femi Adesina is married to one wife in person of Mrs Nike Adesina who has been very excellent at staying away from the preying eyes of the public, living many personal details unrevealed. The family is blessed with two children, a boy and a girl. The girl is off public eyes but the boy Oluwatobi Adesina is in his early twenties. Oluwatobi is a licensed pilot with his training certificate in aviation from South Africa. Femi Adesina is a privileged Pastor and Man of God with Four Square Bible Church. He is an Executive member of the Full Gospel Business Fellowship. He was conferred with the traditional title of Nwanne Di Na Mba (a brother in another land) of Mmaku kingdom, Enugu State during the 1st Grand Ofala festival of Igwe Cyprain Nevobasi also conferred with another traditional title in Isieketa, Isiala Ngwa area of Abia. He was given the title Ugo Mba by the Isiala 1 of the Isieketa Kingdom Eze Elder Nelson Nmerengwa.
Awards, Achievements and Net worth.
Femi Adesina is a name to reckon with in the world of Journalism, having over 50,000 pieces accredited to his name and badging numerous awards and setting the pace for other journalists.
In 2007- He was named the Editor of the year by Nigeria Media Merit Awards.
In 2014- Femi Adesina became Managing director and editor-in-chief of Thee Sun newspaper.
In 2015, August 31st – He was appointed as Senior Special Assistant on matters regarding media and publicity to President Buhari.
In 2019- Upon the re-election of President Buhari, Femi Adesina was re-appointed into the same office.
In 2021, November 4th– He was inducted as a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Corporate Mentoring and Coaching Nigeria. (CICMCN)
In 2021, December 7th – was inducted into National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies. (NANTA)
This earns him a decent reward. His net worth and asset has not been established but can be estimated to be $1million – $5million
Social Media Handles of Femi Adesina.
He has 16.7k followers on Instagram. You can connect with him on:
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