Amosun Names Adejuwon Soyinka As Media Aide

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Updated September 30, 2015

Amosun-soyinkaThe Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has approved the appointment of Mr. Adejuwon Soyinka as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Media.

Mr. Adejuwon, a multiple award winning journalist, was until his latest appointment, the Deputy General Editor and member of the Editorial Board of the TELL Magazine, Lagos.

The new SSA Media whose experience spans over 16 years in the media industry, holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in History and International Relations and Diploma in Law from the Lagos State University, in 2005 and 2000 respectively.

Mr. Soyinka is said to have bagged also, an Ordinary National Diploma in Journalism and Certificate in Basic News Writing and Reporting from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism in 1999.

He has won several awards including Nigerian Media Merit Awards as Foreign News Reporter in 2013, Human Rights Reporter in 2012, Print Journalist and Human Rights Reporter of the Year 2011.

Other awards in his kitty are the Wole Soyinka Prize for Investigative Reporting (Climate Change Reporting Category) in 2010 and the Diamond Award for Media Excellence (DAME) Capital Market Reporting Award in 2009, among others.

The 38-year-old indigene of Ogun State is a member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE).