Born July 23, 1961



B.Sc, M.PA

Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Basirat Tunrayo Adebayo
State of Origin: Kwara
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 2
Profession Journalist, administrator, politician
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Transport Reporter, The Guardian Newspapers. 1985-88; Transport
Correspondent, The Guardian, 1988-90: Transport Editor, The Guardian, 1990-92; Assistant Editor, Guardian on Sunday, 1992-95; Editor Third Eye Daily, 1995-96; Editor-in-Chief/Chief Executive, Herald Newspapers, 1996; Ministry of Information, Kwara State, since 2003; Commissioner of Information, Kwara State, since 2003.

Nigeria Union of Journalists; Nigerian Guild of Editors, International Press Institute, National Association of Public Administrators and Managers

Ansarul Islam Primary School, Ijomu-Oro, Kwara State, 1968-73; AnsarulbIslam Grammar School, Ijomu-Oro, 1973-78; University of Lagos, 1981-84; Lagos State University, Ojo, 1993-95

Peoples Democratic Party, Deputy National Spokesman.

NOLCHEM, now known as National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company Pic Prize for Second Best features story writing by students of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, 1982; First prize for excellence in Transport Reporting, General Jeremiah Useni’s award, 1991; Leadership Award for Media Excellence by Correspondents Chapel of Osun State (NUJ), 1997; ;

Reading, writing, travelling, watching television and cable news and performing civic responsibilities

Aura Club of Nigeria

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