In an exclusive interview with The Crest, Femi Adesina, the former Special Adviser to ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, revealed his imminent return to The Sun Newspaper, this time as the Executive Vice Chairman, commencing on September 1.
Adesina, who previously served as the President’s spokesperson, had a notable tenure as the Editor-in-Chief of The Sun newspaper before joining the immediate past administration. Confirming his new role in the interview, Adesina expressed his excitement about the upcoming position.
“I came from The Sun newspaper. I was the MD/Editor-in-Chief. And when I wanted to leave, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu said, ‘Don’t resign. You may get to the government and you don’t like it. You can always come back. Or, you may get to the government and stay eight years; you can always come back. I’m going to make you the Executive Vice Chairman of the company.’ Not only did he say it, he issued me the letter. Yes, I have the letter,” Adesina revealed during the interview.
- Femi Adesina’s Return: Former Special Adviser to ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, is set to make a comeback to The Sun Newspaper, this time as the Executive Vice Chairman, starting from September 1.
- Adesina’s Noteworthy Background: Before his tenure in the immediate past administration, Adesina held the esteemed position of Editor-in-Chief at The Sun newspaper, showcasing his wealth of experience in the industry.
- Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu’s Offer: Adesina shared his account of Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, the owner of The Sun newspaper, persuading him not to resign from his position at the media outlet. Kalu’s foresight resulted in the issuance of a letter appointing Adesina as the Executive Vice Chairman of the company, securing his return in the future.