ADUN, Osa Sonny

Born March 11, 1956,

Benin City






Chief Osa Sonny Adun, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DBN,
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Oyinkansola Adetokunboh Onitiri 1989
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Profession broadcast journalist, , Administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Editor, University Publication, and later Advertising Specialist and Copy Writer, 1975-80; Assistant Director of Programmes, WEFM Radio Sta tion, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1980-81; Field Producer and Researcher, CBS-TV, Network, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1981-82; Presi dent, and Chief Executive Officer, Degue Broadcasting Network Limited, Los Angeles, California, USA, since 1984; President and Chief Executive Officer, DBN Worldwide, Lagos, since 1986

member, NATPE Interna tional; member, International Press

Government School, Benin City, 1962-68, Eghosa Grammar School, Benin City, 1969-73, University of Il linois, Chicago, USA, 1979-80, Graduate School of Journalism, University of Southern California, USA, 1981-82

DBN planned, selected, produced and broadcast the following events to Africa: 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, USA, 1986 World Cup in Mexico, 1986 All Star FIFA Games in Los Angeles, USA, 1987 All Africa Games in Nairobi, Kenya, 1987 U-20 FIFA/Coca Cola Cup in Chile and 1988 African Cup of Nations in Morocco;

reading, writing, tennis, cycling;

Block 3, Flat 12, Bar Beach Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos

(01) 600280-4, 632764; (01) 619790.
Last Update

“Please send your updated CV to: [email protected]” – Editor

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