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Sanwo-Olu appoints top PR strategist, Segun Fafore as executive assistant on new media

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Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday appointed Mr. Olusegun Michael Fafore as executive assistant on New Media and Public Relations.

Fafore, before now was the consultant-in-chief of Reputation Plus Limited, the company he floated few years ago after a career full of achievements with tireless dedication with NestOil Limited.

A versatile communications professional with expertise in public affairs, issues and crisis communications, public relations and stakeholder engagement, Fafore is a wordsmith defined by the penchant for creating narratives for brands and institutions. Over the years, he had assisted leading brands and institutions in Nigeria tell their stories, and created alluring personae for notable Nigerians.

He also specialises in Corporate PR, Financial PR, Media Relations, Stakeholders Management, Communication and Campaign Planning, Crisis communications and Content Development. As a highly resourceful PR practitioner, he has contributed immensely to the growth of many of these organisations he had worked for.

With his natural smile dimpled face, Segun has advised notable Nigerians in public and private sectors, and contributed to nurturing of some Nigeria’s leading brands and institutions to global admiration with his clinical approach to campaign execution.

At Nestoil, Fafore led the company’s external communications and stakeholders’ engagement initiatives. He developed strategic plans for the Corporate Communications Department to facilitate the achievement of organizational goals. He also guided corporate communication team members towards successful execution of integrated communications and corporate social responsibility agenda. Aside this, Fafore supervised the research, development and implementation of a communication strategy, standards and practices organisational-wide that elicited as well as promoted the ethos of the organisation.

He also analyzed stakeholder research findings as part of developing a compelling vision for the Corporate Communications Department. He established a knowledge management system to facilitate continuity at each level of the Corporate Communications Department.

Before joining Nestoil, Fafore was Head, Public Affairs at Access Bank where he spent 10 years of his professional communications career, which began after earning a B. A. (Hons) Second Class Upper degree in English, from Obafemi Awolowo University.

While at Access Bank, he was an integral member of the industry-defining communications team that managed the bank’s capital-raising exercises in 2004 and 2007, and played significant role in cultivating and nurturing the bank’s relationship with the media, through professionalism and ingenuity. He was also instrumental to the design and implementation of the bank’s pan-African communication strategy, implemented across the bank’s locations and helped in managing the bank’s M&A communications as well as its only leadership succession communications so far.

Fafore is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, where he obtained his B.A. (Hons) English with second class upper division from 1994 –1999. He also attended Rutgers Business School (2015 – 2015) ‘Mini MBA’ in the Field of Social Media Marketing. He was also at University of Leeds (2014 to 2015) where he bagged Masters of Arts (M.A) in the field of Corporate Communications and Public Relations. He also had diploma in Public Relations and graduated with distinction from 2010 to 2011 (Chartered Institute of Public Relations).

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Zamfara State partners Learn Africa

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Zamfara State government  has partnered Learn Africa Educational Development Foundation to develop education in the State. The state has received received 15 tones of book to boost educational development in the state.

The educational development company will support Zamfara State by distributing books to various schools in the State.

It would be recalled that Learn Africa is a leading educational book publishers in the country.
Learn Africa is now supporting Zamfara State with 15 tones truck load of books.

With the zeal to curtail security problem in the state, he is applying the same zeal to boost educational development in the state.

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Uduaghan felicitates with Keyamo, other ministerial nominees

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Uduaghan plans for Delta South in the senate

Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, former Governor of Delta State and Chieftain of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for transmitting his ministerial list to the National Assembly in record time. He also congratulated the ministerial nominees for making the cut from a pool of eminent party men and women who could serve in President Buhari Next Level government.

In a statement signed by his special adviser on media, Mr. Monoyo Edon, and made available to The Witness on Tuesday, Dr Uduaghan said, “for us in Delta State, Festus Keyamo‘s appointment did not come as a surprise to us. Festus has distinguished himself and has shown capacity in his previous post as spokesperson of our Presidential Campaign Council. His appointment is very welcomed to the APC family in Delta State.”

“Some of my brother former Governors and other nominees that made the cut have something tangible to contribute to the Next Level program of Mr. President. I know them and I am sure they can function creditably well with any portfolio given to them at the end of the day.”

Dr. Uduaghan was also full of praise for President Muhammadu Buhari who yielded to the masses’ pressure to name a cabinet before the Senate goes on long recess.

“President Buhari has, on several occasion showed that he listens to the masses, whom he holds their mandate so passionately. We are all happy that his cabinet would be named in a matter of days after the National Assembly successfully screens all of them. President Buhari is committed to the success and development of this country. We have seen that with the kind of persons he has chosen to serve with him in this government.

“Congratulations to all the ministerial nominees. Congratulations to our great party for doing the appropriate thing at a time Nigerians wish this government is firing on full throttle.”

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BREAKING: Buhari appoints Saraki, Akpabio, Keyamo, 40 others as ministers

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