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Goodnews! Tolu Ogunlesi just got appointed as Special Assistant on New Media by president mohammed buhari!
    
Tolu Ogunlesi is one of Nigeria’s most active Twitter users, and was clearly in favour of  Buhari’s election in the 2015 general elections. Tolu who Trained as a pharmacist, worked as Features Editor for the defunct 234NEXT newspapers. In 2009 he was awarded the Arts and Culture prize in the annual CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards. 

He was also a freelance writer, contributing articles to various publications, mostly abroad. He also syndicated opinion articles in many Nigerian newspapers, including Premium Times.He won the CNN award again in 2013 in another category. He was also shortlisted for the inaugural PEN/Studzinski literary prize.
Officials at the presidency told Preium Times that Ogunlesi has undergone security screening and his appointment is to be announced in the coming days.
He will be the Buhari administration’s social media anchor, a role played by Reno Omokri for former President Goodluck Jonathan.


Congrats tolu!