Buhari salutes veteran journalist, Femi Onayemi, @80
President Muhammadu Buhari greets Mr Femi Onayemi, a man who has put over 50 years into active journalism practice, as he turns 80 September 6, 2020.
In a statement made available by the presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, President Buhari said he “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”.
Buhari also wished the veteran journalist happy celebration, and longer life in good health and all-round prosperity.