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11 Things You Should Know About #WakeUpNigeria Co-host Yomi Owope

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Yomi Owope is not quite a popular face like his co-host, Titi Dynamite but the anchorman is a top media personality in his own right.

BlackBox Nigeria brings you a list of 11 things nobody has told you about the new Tv starboy.

● He was born on Abayomi Owope on December 17, 1977.

● He grew up in Kaduna where he had his elementary and secondary school education.

● He attended the University of Lagos where he obtained a degree in English.

● Yomi holds a Masters in Communications from the Pan Atlantic University.

Read also: 10 Things You Should Know About Titi Oyinsan, New #WakeUpNigeria Host

● Yomi began his career as a journalist with Thisday Newspapers before proceeding to a career in PR.

● In 2004, he was engaged as the Chief Press Secretary to Toyin Ojora-Saraki who was at the time the First Lady of Kwara state. Yomi held this position till 2008.

● Yomi Owope wrote and hosted the first edition of ‘The Debaters’ in 2009.

● He also worked with Mo Abudu on ‘Moments with Mo’ writing about 40 episodes of the show in two seasons.

● Before now, he also worked as the writer and narrator of ‘The Next Titan Reality Show’.

● Yomi Owope is the founder of ‘Women in Journalism’, an annual conference of females in the media profession.

● Yomi is married and has three kids with his wife, Ayotunde.


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    Yoruba Angel

    July 24, 2017 at 11:17 am

    Cool resume. How come we never really heard of this dude before now

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