Buhari To Appoint Twitter “Warlord” Tolu Ogunlesi As Special Assistant On New Media
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to name writer and mini-blogging site warlord, Tolu Ogunlesi as his Special Assistant on New Media. Mr. Ogunlesi who is also a social media activist was among the foremost youth who supported Buhari’s election in the 2015 general elections.
Before his appointment, he was a freelance writer, contributing articles to various publications, mostly abroad. He also syndicated opinion articles in many Nigerian newspapers.
He won the CNN award again in 2013 in another category. He was also shortlisted for the inaugural PEN/Studzinski literary prize.