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Fmr governor Lateef Jakande’s CPS celebrates 70years, launches book (Photos)

Prince Bayo Osiyemi, veteran journalist and Chief Press Secretary to the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, has every reason to be happy as he clocked 70years yesterday and celebrated it at an elaborate event held in Lagos.

The two in one event also featured the presentation of his autobiography, “The Charming Prince in Journalism and Politics” to the public.

Osiyemi, a former newspaper editor and columnist with The Nation on Saturday, in a press statement on the event, described the book as a work that completely tells the story of his life, successes and challenges of a lifetime full of drama and triumphs at multiple levels. The book comprises 199 published articles of his currently running column, THIS LIFE, in The Nation on Saturday as well as pictorials of his vast professional adventures on different beats in journalism viz aviation, sports, news and editorship.


February 8, 2020 has been slated for a thanksgiving service at the celebrant’s church, Christ Apostolic Mission Church (CAMC), located on Shyllon Street, Lagos, to rounded off the celebration.


The event, which was held at the popular Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, attracted dignitaries from all walks of life cutting across the business class, politics, media and security services.

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