The announcement was made in a statement Thursday night by Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu, the state Head of Service.
Currently pursuing his PhD in Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney Australia, Somorin holds a B.Ed. (Hons) degree in English from the University of Port Harcourt and a Masters Degree in International Affairs & Diplomacy from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaira.
The new Chief Press Secretary is an experienced editor with a rich work history in the media industry.
A former London Bureau Chief of Thisday Newspapers, Somorin is skilled in editing, public speaking, journalism, and strategic communications.
He is a strong media and communication professional who has worked as the Director General (Research & Public Communications), Governor’s Office, Niger State (2012-2015) and as Special Assistant, Media and Public Affairs, Office of the Deputy Speaker House of Representatives (2003-2007).
Born on the 7th of May,1967, Kunle Somorin is from Obafemi/Owode Local Government area of Ogun state.