Governor Abiodun appoints Oladunjoye as Senior Media Consultant - The People's Voice


Monday, December 18, 2023

Governor Abiodun appoints Oladunjoye as Senior Media Consultant

By Our Correspondent

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed the former chairman of Ijebu East Local Government, Hon. Tunde Oladunjoye, as his Senior Consultant on Media.   

In a letter of appointment dated December 11, 2023 and personally signed by the Governor, he congratulated Oladunjoye,  who is also the Publicity Secretary of the Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on the appointment: “Please, accept my hearty congratulations on this well deserved appointment and best wishes for a successful tenure of office”.

Oladunjoye was the  Assistant Publicity Secretary  of the Directorate of Strategic Communications of the APC-Presidential Campaign Council for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and was also a member of the Publicity Committee of the APC presidential primary.

With a bias for arts, social policy,  politics, human rights reporting and media advocacy, Oladunjoye,   for several years,  covered the biggest film festival in the world, the Cannes Film  Festival, Cannes, France; he also covered the Pan-African Film and Television  Festival of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, the Nigeria’s Eminent Persons  Agricultural Summit hosted  in   Geneva 2013 by President  Goodluck  Jonathan and   the World Hunger Summit hosted by  UK in 2013. He was part of the Presidential Delegation to the World Economic Forum, in Switzerland in  year 2013. 

He was appointed by the Federal Government into the Strategic Media Communication Committee of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) in 2012 and later as Media Adviser  to Nigeria’s  Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, between 2012 and 2014, before taking up an appointment as National Media Consultant to World Bank/FGN under FADAMA III Additional Financing Project  between 2016 and 2018.

A published poet, he  edited Activist Poets: An Anthology  of Nigerian Pro-democracy Activists, published in 2002 with the sponsorship of the French Government through the French Cultural Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos. He has been a  resource person to UNESCO and Peer  Reviewer with the World Bank. He was Resident Journalist with the  House of Journalism, Lome,  Togo (2001), Visiting Journalist to Nigeria’s Permanent Delegation to UNESCO, Paris, France,  in 2005 under the leadership of Professor Michael Omolewa. He was a UNICEF Scholar  to South Africa in 2014 to study Design and Implementation  of Social Protection  in Africa. 

Oladunjoye served as  Board Member, Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation, Member, Governing Council of Tai Solarin University of  Education (TASUED), Chairman Ogun State Television (OGTV), Member, Governing Council, Federal Polytechnic, Ukanna, Akwa Ibom State,   and Member Ogun State Muslim  Pilgrims Welfare Board. He was named United Nations Youth Ambassador for World Peace in 2008.

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