My relationship with Obasanjo transformed my lifestyle in developing thick skins on issues, says journalist Dimeji



The founder of Penpushing Media, Prince Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji has disclosed that his relationship with former President Olusegun Obasanjo has transformed his lifestyle in being committed to exhibiting good behaviour and conduct,as well as developing thick skin on controversial issues

The journalist made this disclosure in his goodwill message at the 86th birthday reception of Obasanjo held on Sunday at marquee events centre located at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital.

“I will rather call this my goodwill message a confessional statement. I am publicly saying this, that my relationship with Baba Obasanjo has transformed my lifestyle, in exhibiting good conduct wherever and anywhere I find myself. Anytime, I noticed or realized I want to misbehave, when I remember Obasanjo and my relationship with him, I often retraced my steps. The relationship has also taught me to develop thick skin on controversial issues” Kayode-Adedeji said.

The former Zonal Secretary of Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) recalled that when Obasanjo about ten years ago, personally sponsored his birthday, he was so excited and could not believe the Presidential honour bestowed on him, adding that the gesture also added value to his status globally.


“I want to use this opportunity to again publicly thank and appreciate Baba Obasanjo for this honour bestowed on me about ten years ago when he personally sponsored my birthday. Its a gesture that has remained indelible in my memory, which also added value to my life and status. Baba, God will continue to bless you”, he emphasized.

He added that Obasanjo is no doubt a great personality across the globe, who is known to cherish and respect culture and tradition, as well as being a fearless and blunt personality who has remained a relevant factor across the globe.

The member of Nigeria Guild of Editors(NGE) and Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) said the former President is a man of many parts and cerebral as well as a special breed created by God to contribute his quota to humanity as assigned by his creator

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