Femi Adesina Biography; Career and Personal life

Femi Adesina is a Nigerian Journalist, politician and the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Mohammadu Buhari. The date of birth and place of birth of Femi Adesina is unknown.

Educational Background

Femi Adesina attended Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Ogun State. He also attended Lagos Business School.


Femi Adesina started his career as a writer for Radio Lagos. While working with Radio Lagos he discovered his talent as an editor and writer.

He moved to work with Vanguard Newspapers before joining the now defunct Concord Newspaper.

Femi Adesina worked as an editor with Daily Tribune, Daily Sun and has written over 50,000 pieces accredited to him.

He was the Executive Director of Daily Sun before he was promoted to the Deputy Managing Director of Daily Sun.

In 2014, Femi Adesina became the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of Daily Sun but resigned after he was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Buhari.

He served as the President of Nigeria Guild of Editors where devoted his time fighting for the rights of journalists in Nigeria

In 2014, Femi Adesina was appointed Advisor of Media on Media and Publicity to Mohammadu Buhari Campaign Organization.

In 2015, he was appointed the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Buhari after he defeated the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan to win the 2015 General Election.

In 2019, Femi Adesina was reappointed into the same position after President Buhari won his re election bid in the 2019 general elections.


In 2007, Femi Adesina was named Editor of the Year by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards.

Personal life

Femi Adesina married to Nike Adesina and together they have two children. One of his children Oluwatobi is a pilot. He is also a pastor with Four Square Bible Church.

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