Buhari greets renowned journalist, Soji Akinrinade at 70

By Chimezie Godfrey

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with veteran journalist and fellow, Nigerian Guild of Editors, Olusoji Akinrinade, on the occasion of his 70th birthday anniversary.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina and made available to Newsdiaryonline.

The President also rejoices with the family, friends, and professional colleagues of the man popularly called ‘The General’ for his exploits in many media houses, including the News Agency of Nigeria, The Punch, Concord Press, and Newswatch, where he rose to become Editor-in-Chief.

President Buhari urged Akinrinade to deploy his over 45 years experience to groom and guide younger journalists, to respect the tenets of the profession, and place high premium on ethics.

He wished the septuagenarian good health, longer life, and greater contribution to the profession he loves.