Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed Jubril Gawat as Senior Special Assistant on New Media.
This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile.
The governor also appointed Wale Ajetunmobi as his Special Assistant on Media.
While Gawat will function in the new media unit, assisting to project the Governor’s activities to the online community, Ajetunmobi will work in the press unit.
The statement noted that Gawat and Ajetunmobi were chosen to be part of the Governor’s media team based on their track records in their professional calling.
Gawat has worked with Caverton Helicopters as Data Entry Officer for several years and Lagos State Government as a Program Analyst. He has a Digital & Social Media Experience, working on different projects for over 9 years.
Ajetunmobi started his career as a student-writer at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) in 2007, contributing to the Campus Life pages of The Nation. He became an in-house trainee with the newspaper after his first degree in Industrial Chemistry in 2010.
Before his appointment, Ajetunmobi was the Editor of Campus Life, a platform that mentors a new generation of writers. He also attended the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) for his Postgraduate in Print Journalism.
The duo’s appointment was with immediate effect.