A veteran Journalist, public relations practitioner and civil servant, this humble citizen from Ondo West Local Government, Ondo Town, Ondo State, has contributed much to the development of the Centre of Excellence, the state public service , journalism profession and public relations practice.
Fourth in a family of eight, he Joined the state civil service as an Information Officer 11, Grade Level 08, in June 1987 and through dint of hardwork, rose to the post of Information Officer 1, Grade Level 09 Senior Information Officer , Grade Level 10. Principal Information Officer , Grade Level 12. He was elevated to the rank of Assistant Chief Information Officer, Grade Level 13 ,
Chief Information Officer, Grade Level 14, Assistant Director, Grade Level 15, Deputy Director, Grade Level 16, in 2011 and the pinnacle of his civil service professional career, Director, Grade Level 17 , after successfully undertaken the rigorous written and oral examinations.
Oluwatoyin Adeni – Awosika, a Christian, was prepared for this daunting task early , when he began his primary education at Mainland Preparatory Primary School, Lagos in 1967, Igbobi College, Lagos, 1973 – 79, West African Examination Council ( WAEC) Ordinary Level ( O Level), Federal Government College, Ijanikin, Lagos, 1979 – 81- West African Examination Council ( WAEC) Advanced Level ( A Level), University of Lagos – B.Sc Political Science – 1981 – 84 and Times Journalism Institute, Lagos – Diploma in Journalism – January – December, 1986.
For his National Youth Service , he was in Bauchi town, Mallam Sidi village, Bauchi State , 1984 – 85.
Service as Public Relations Officer –
Ministry of Works, Ministry of Physical Planning, Women Affairs Department, Governor’s Office, Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Transportation.
- Press Secretary to the First Lady, Chief ( Mrs ) Fatimoh Rasaki.
- Assistant Press Secretary, Governor Raji Rasaki.
- Press Secretary , Direct Labour Agency.
Director, Public Enlightenment & Community Relations Department.
Head, Publications Unit
Head, Features Unit
Editor, Alausa Alert Newspaper.
News Editor, Alausa Alert Newspaper.
Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Information Chapel.
Secretary, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Information Chapel.
Ex Officio member, NUJ Information Cooperative.
Producer, Okajue, the weekly Yoruba magazine programme broadcast on Radio Lagos and Community Feedback, the weekly television programme broadcast on Lagos Television.
Directly and indirectly produced over 30 publications in the state public service. These include the publication on Lagos @ 50, Direct Labour Agency , Ministry of Transportation, Directorate of Rural Development, Ministry of Works and Transport in house magazines.
Others include Our Towns series, 100 Days in Office of Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Governor Raji Rasaki, Buba Marwa, Ahmed Bola Tinubu.