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Buhari greets veteran journalist, Femi Onayemi at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari salutes Mr Femi Onayemi, a man who has put over 50 years into active journalism practice, as he turns 80 September 6, 2020.

The President salutes the commitment of Pa Onayemi to a profession he loves dearly, serving variously as reporter, editor, now editorial consultant, in a journey of over five decades that saw him through publications like Daily Times, Daily Sketch, The Punch, National Concord, The Mail, and many others.

At the princely age of 80, President Buhari salutes the doggedness of Onayemi, which still sees him being editorial consultant to some newspapers, and imparting knowledge and skill to the younger generation.

The President wishes the veteran journalist happy celebration, and longer life in good health and all-round prosperity.

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President

(Media and Publicity)



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