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Lagos Island Council Chairman, Hon. Folawiyo, Appoints Ajagbe Teslim As Media Aide

Hon. Folawiyo, Lagos Island Council Chairman Appoints Ajagbe Teslim As Media Aide
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The Executive Chairman of Lagos Island East LCDA, Hon. Muib Alade Folawiyo, has appointed influential journalist, Ajagbe Adeyemi Teslim as Special Adviser (SA) to the Executive Chairman on Digital Communications.

The appointment was announced on Thursday via a statement issued by the council chairman, Hon. Muib Alade Folawiyo, and duly signed by his Chief of Staff, Hon. According to Jubrila Kabiawu, the appointment will take effect immediately.

Ajagbe is the publisher of the popular online platform, and its sister YouTube channel August24news TV.

August24news TV Channel is a Google-accredited and certified YouTube channel with over 5,000 subscribers and 55,000 views.

Ajagbe is known for his brilliance, dedication, work, and versatile reportage. And had distinguished himself in the media profession as an entertainment reporter, Business editor, and Political Editor before establishing August 24 News TV.

Ajagbe was also a former two-term councilorship aspirant from ward E3 in Lagos Island East LCDA under the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Lagos Island Council Chairman, Hon. Folawiyo, Appoints Ajagbe Teslim As Media Aide

According to the chairman, Ajagbe’s appointment is based on his political affiliation with his administration and years of experience in Online digital journalism, which is much needed to support his administration.

Ajagbe is a Mass Communications National Diploma (ND) holder from Lagos State Polytechnic, now the Lagos State University of Science and Technology Ikorodu campus. Before he bagged his National Higher Diploma (HND) in Journalism from the Prestigious Times Journalist Institute (TJI) Surulere Lagos.

Ajagbe is also a member of the highest online publishing body in Nigeria, known as the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP).

To his credit, Ajagbe has attended several workshops, seminars, and training, all of which have helped a great deal to enhance his journalism practice and also made him top-notch within contemporary digital journalism.

Reacting to the Appointment in a telephone Interview is the Lagos State Deputy Chairman of the rulling All Progressive Congress, (APC) Hon. Moshood Mayegun extended gratitude to the council chairman for deeming it fit to appoint Ajagbe as his digital communication aide claiming that the young and vibrant Ajagbe is like a round peg in a round hole believing that Ajagbe will perform more than expectations.

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