Buhari greets Oshunkeye, former CNN African Journalist of the Year, at 65



President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with Mr Shola Oshunkeye, winner of CNN African of the Year 2006, as he turns 65 April 20, 2021. 

This was disclosed in a statement Monday signed by Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina in Abuja.

According to Adesina, the President salutes 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 rejoices with the Oshunkeye family, the media fraternity, and all those who celebrate the of repute, who also won the Media Merit Award Best Print laurel in 1996,” the statement said.

Currently President/Chief Executive Officer of The Crest Publishing and Entertainment Limited, the President urged Oshunkeye to continue sharing knowledge and experience with the younger of journalists.