President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with Secretary of the International Press Institute (IPI), Alhaji Raheem Adedoyin, on his 60th birthday, July 23, 2021, joining members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Nigerian Guild of Editors, and Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) to celebrate with the senior journalist, whose antecedents continue to inspire many in the media profession.
President Buhari congratulates the former Commissioner of Information in Kwara State on the milestone, preceded by years of hard work and focus that have seen his steady rise in journalism, with contributions to the development of the country, particularly in youth and community development.
As the journalist turns 60, the President notes his interest in always projecting the strength of the country, and the continent, in representation on the Executive Board of the IPI, commending his sense of patriotism and commitment to nation building.
President Buhari prays that the almighty God will grant Adedoyin, fondly called Oloriewe, longer life, good health and strength.
In a similar development, Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has also congratulated foremost journalist, commending his giant strides as a journalist, thoughts leader, party administrator, and community development advocate.
In a statement ahead of the birthday of the former commissioner of information on Friday July 23, the Governor said Adedoyin is a distinguished Kwaran who has used his calling and networks to bring honour to the state.
“I join our compatriots, home and abroad, to felicitate Alhaji Raheem Adedoyin, the Oloriewe of Oro Kingdom, on his 60th birthday anniversary. A man of depth and a bridge-builder, Oloriewe is a man of peace and a lover of development and of our people. He is a journalist, editor, publisher, and administrator whose professional attainments and contributions stand tall for posterity,” according to the statement.
“On behalf of the people and government of Kwara State, I rejoice with the Oloriewe and wish him more rewarding years in good health and service to humanity. I especially commend him for his unwavering support for our administration.”