President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates the former Managing Director of National Concord Newspapers and first female Editor-in-Chief of a daily, Dr. Doyinsola Abiola, on her 73rd birthday.
President Buhari joins the media industry, the entire Abiola family and all friends and well-wishers of the highly resourceful and intellectually savvy journalist in celebrating the many years of laudable achievements and awards, especially her pacesetting role for women in journalism.
As pioneer female Editor-in-Chief in Nigeria, the President commends Dr. Abiola’s contribution to the grooming and mentoring of many journalists in Nigeria, both in the broadcast and print, which has contributed to the vibrancy, and growing number of reputable professionals and media houses in the country.
President Buhari extols Dr. Abiola’s strength of character, managerial skills and visionary leadership in all her engagements, which also saw her serving as the Chairman of the Integrated Micro-Finance Bank Plc.
The President prays that the almighty God will grant Dr. Abiola longer life, good health and more wisdom to keep inspiring the younger generation.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)