President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with Mr Shola Oshunkeye, winner of CNN African Journalist of the Year 2006, as he turns 65 April 20, 2021.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Monday,
The President saluted the professional strides of Oshunkeye, garnered over more than three decades with media houses like Concord Press, where he rose to edit the then best-selling Weekend Concord, Associate Editor at TELL Magazine, editor of The Spectator, a publication of The Sun Publishing Limited, and Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Ghana.
President Buhari rejoiced with the Oshunkeye family, the media fraternity, and all those who celebrate the journalist of repute, who also won the Nigerian Media Merit Award Best Print Journalist laurel in 1996, the statement said.
Currently President/Chief Executive Officer of The Crest Publishing and Entertainment Company Limited, the President urges Oshunkeye to continue sharing knowledge and experience with the younger generation of journalists.