Prince Bayo Osiyemi, veteran journalist and Chief Press Secretary to the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, will be presenting his autobiography, “The Charming Prince in Journalism and Politics” to the public in commemoration of his 70th birthday today, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.
Osiyemi, a former newspaper editor and columnist with The N hiation 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.
According to Gboyega Okegbenro of the organiaing committee, the event is expected to attract dignitaries from all walks of life cutting across the business class, politics, media and security services.
Osiyemi also announced that the celebrations would be rounded off with a thanksgiving service at his church – Christ Apostolic Mission Church (CAMC), Shyllon Street, Lagos, on Sunday, February 8, 2020.