By Dare Lawal
The Ekiti state government has announced the appointment of Maxwell Olusegun Adegbenro as the new special assistant on media to Gov. Kayode Fayemi.
Although a native of Abeokuta, Ogun state, Adegbenro is an accounting graduate from the University of Ado Ekiti and has been resident in the state ever since.
Adegbenro is a writer, journalist and activist. Before his appointment, he was a reporter for The Nation newspaper’s Campuslife and a Bureau Chief of Fountain NewsBreaker, a western regional publication.
He was also an online editor of Politics and Sports to abusidiqu.com, an internet weblog.
Adegbenro was the former Director of Publicity, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Joint Campus Committee Zone D.
On Twitter, the new special assistant can be reached on @MaxwellCares