Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has appointed deputy news editor of The Nation newspaper Adeniyi Adesina as chief press secretary.
A statement from the governor’s office says the appointment takes effect immediately.
Mr Oyetola was sworn in as governor on November 27 after emerging winner of a fiercely contested election.
Mr Adesina, who will oversee the new governor’s media matters, holds a master’s degree in mass communication from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
He has had media training in the United Kingdom and Denmark.
With 28 years experience in the media, Adesina has worked with Prime People (1990 -1992), National Concord (1993-1999), Punch (2000-2006) and News Star (2007-2009) from where he joined The Nation in 2010.
Adesina is from Ilesa East Local Government Area, and is married and blessed with children.