Tinubu, joined the media industry to celebrate the frontline writer, praising the celebrity journalist for his vital contributions to the media, good governance and equitable society.
In a congratulatory message by his media adviser, Mr Tunde Rahman, Tinubu described Akinpelu as a progressive politician and a collaborator who, through informed analysis and critique, has helped shape public issues and policies.
“Mayor Akinpelu is on record to have come into journalism by coincidence, when, as a prison official at Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, he came in contact with two prominent journalists.
“He later went on to make a tremendous success of the profession.
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“Akinpelu set himself apart for his rigor, unique style and exquisite taste.
“He was one of…