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Buhari greets veteran Journalist, Eddie Aderinokun at 80

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Buhari greets veteran Journalist, Eddie Aderinokun at 80

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The president, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday saluted the more than 60 years of vibrant journalism tucked under Aderinokun’s belt.

He said this has seen him rise to editorship of the then reputable Daily Express Newspaper, and his contribution to literature through many books, particularly on poetry.

“Also indelible are his footprints in sports development, particularly volleyball, where he made his mark as a very successful Chairman of the Nigerian Volleyball Federation,” he added.

The president urged Aderinokun, as President of Nigeria League of Veteran Journalists, to continue sharing his wealth of experience.

He also enjoined him to continue to guide younger professionals on the path of ethics and good conduct.

Buhari wished Aderinokun, family, friends, the media, and sporting fraternity a joyful occasion as the milestone birthday is celebrated, and prayed for sound mind, good health, and continued service to God and mankind.

Ismaila Chafe: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

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