Babatunde Aribido

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Hometown: Ekirin Adde, Ijumu Local Government Area, Kogi state. North Central Nigeria.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English from Bayero University Kano in the Northern part of Nigeria.

Role at Djembe Communications: As Senior Account Manager in Lagos Nigeria, I look after Djembe’s clients, their business and interest in the media and with government and every other area that is required.

Specialties: Media Relations, Internal PR, Research, Copy-writing, Digital PR, Events management, etc.

Experience: I’ve worked in Public Relations consulting, Corporate Communications and Experiential Marketing for over seven years.

I’m passionate about PR because: It helps me see life from a different perspective, and I’m able to use insights generated from all perspectives to develop communications plan that help businesses and people succeed.

Dream Job: Communications Advisor to the government of Nigeria.

Best Way to Unwind from PR: I’m the king of using the remote control to flip TV channels, so I take delight in that. I also love to read Nigerian authors.

Memorable PR Homerun: None yet. But, I’m looking forward to that happening pretty soon.

Favorite City for Business Travel: I love to be cocooned in the warm embrace of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja. Its serenity and laid-back persona is downright inspiring.

Twitter or Facebook: Facebook. It has no restraints.

Social Media of Choice: Facebook.

Window or Aisle: Definitely window, I like to look out once in a while just to be sure we’re still in the air and having someone trip over my legs scare me. So, I feel very safe by the window.