Browsing: Femi Adesina

The President notices everything, even the seemingly insignificant. One day, I was in a Yoruba native dress, with a cap, which was rather big for my head, product of a tailor who was too generous with his fabric. When the President saw me, he said: “Adesina, this cap is too big.”

An official of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) had called him to say our sister, Foluke, a Professor of Dramatic Arts, at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, had been involved in an accident along the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. Of the four people in the car, two were certified dead

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, was guest on Radio Continental, 102.3 FM, on January 8, 2016. Adesina spoke on a variety of issues, including the ongoing anti-corruption war, Buhari’s perceived hatred for the Igbo race and the time frame for the economy to bounce back

The then Lieutenant Colonel Buhari had been described thus in a confidential report by H.W. Kulkam, the Chief Instructor of the College: “Tall, slim, and well-turned out, Buhari is a quiet, unassuming and honest individual.”

Adesina said the subsequent attribution of the supposedly “low number” of female ministerial nominees to President Buhari’s alleged shyness around women is therefore baseless and a figment of the imagination of the said Samani, who was falsely described as the Senior Special Assistant (Political Matters) to the President

The meeting, which was held on Friday, was called to seek help for millions of people in the Lake Chad Basin region forced to flee the violence of Boko Haram and who are hit with repeated droughts and floods that have brought malnutrition and disease