By Egena Sunday Ode
Presidentnt Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated the resourcefulness and resilience of City People magazine, as it marks 25 years on the newsstands.
Congratulating the Publisher, Mr Seye Kehinde, the staff and management of the magazine, as well as the media industry in general, the President notes that attaining quarter of a century is a remarkable milestone, particularly in an industry faced with stiff mortality challenges.
a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Sunday said Buhari encouraged the celebrity journalism genre, where City People is a market leader, to ensure that facts remain sacred, and to celebrate all that is noble, decent and inspiring in our national life.
Buhari applauded the fact that as part of its year-long celebration, City People has lined up programs, including profiling icons and personalities who have made marks in different walks of life, saying it’s a veritable way of recognizing merit and virtues that enhance society.
President Buhari, the statement added, wished the magazine and the moving spirits behind it greater successes in the decades ahead.