Yemi Akintunde

Yemi who is an award winning jurnalist is the chair of the LOC for the 17th Lecture. He is a key member of the research team.

Yemi Akintunde
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Yemi Akintunde, a Mass Communication graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is a seasoned Reporter in the management cadre with the Nigerian Television Authority. He studied Journalism at the NTA TV College, Jos and French/Yoruba at the Ogun State College of Education, Ijebu-Ode. He is an activist and a unionist.

One time State Secretary of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), one time South-West Secretary and latter National Ex-Officio of the Union. He was awarded Best Reporter of the Year in 1998. He also has awards for excellence by his community. He is currently Patron of the National Youth Council, Yewa North Local Govt. Married with children.