Olumide Lawal: Journalist, Public Relations Consultant, Community Leader turns 71


Olumide Lawal, veteran journalist, public relations consultant and established community leader, turns 71 on January 11.
He is a man of many parts who passed through the rudiments of dynamic realms of professional media practice in diversified ways.
Very successfully in his chosen career, he is a silent achiever.
Lawal is a proud scion of a foremost and famous LAWAL ADERIBIGBE AJAO DYNASTY OF AILAKA COMPOUND, EDE.
He was at the prestigious Adventist Grammar School, Ede, Ondo Boy’s High School and Yaba College of Technology before he settled for a career in journalism at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Ibadan between 1978 and 1989, having gloriously made his marks with clean records of achievements.
He has carved a niche for himself, having passed through the professional crucibles and fire of journalism unscatched and untainted.
A glowing personality of no mean repute, a gentleman with many accomplishments, who was a beacon of light to young and aspiring media practioners, offering his wide shoulders for them to succeed, Lawal’s vast experience and service to mankind, made him an accomplished man above board and beyond reproach.
Lawal was Special Adviser, Media and Public Relations to the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke as well as Chairman, Directorate of Information, Public Relations and think tank in the Governor’s Office, towards the end of the administration of Adeleke as Osun governor in 1993.
Lawal built bridge across the Niger as he was appointed, National Director of Publicity and South West Coordinator of Yarima Presidential Campaign Organisation in 2006. He also served as media consultant to Nigerian Sugar Company, Bacita between 1995 and 2000.
A prolific commentator and analyst on contemporary national issues, he hails from Ailaka Compound, Ede, Osun State.
Millions of indigenes of Ede, Osun State and Nigerians celebrate you on your 71st birthday.
Keep on the good works to mankind as God is your strength. Congratulations as we join your admirers to wish you a very joyous 71st birthday and many happy returns in good health.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.