AHBEA 2016 Nominee, Dayo Adeneye, Legend Award Category
AFRO-HERITAGE BROADCASTING AND ENTERTAINMENT AWARD NOMINEE, LEGEND CATEGORY AWARD, DAYO ADENEYE
He was born, Adedayo Olumide Adeneye on the 23rd of March, 1960.
Popularly known in the Nigerian media and entertainment circle as D1, with his partner Kenny Keke Ogungbe, they both changed the face of broadcasting and entertainment in Nigeria, just after their return to Nigeria in 1996, from the U.S.A, where they had studied and had both obtained their master’s degree.
They both had the opportunity of creating a landmark in the Nigerian broadcasting industry with the first 24 hour radio station in Nigeria, Raypower FM.
A peep into his background by NaijaOnlineTV, revealed that he obtained his primary school education at St. Catherine’s Nursery and Primary School, Surulere, Lagos.
He later moved to Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, in Ogun state, where he obtained his higher school certificate after which he was at the federal school of Arts and Science, Victoria Island, Lagos, before he got admission to study at the Southern University of New Orleans, U.S.A, where he had bagged a B.Sc degree in Business Administration.
Dayo Adeneye’s first work experience, was as an assistant manager, at Thrifty Corporation, Los Angeles, U.S.A, where he had worked before getting promotion to the post of a Manager.
Dayo Adeneye, an indigene of Odogbolu community, in Ijebu, Ogun state, also once worked as a teacher at Inglewood, Los Angeles, where he as well had opportunity to work with several educational institutions at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A, where he had taught several subjects including science, history, English and Mathematics.
He was a member of California Teachers Association (CTA) and also a distinguished holder of the California Teacher’s Credential/Certificate.
On returning from the United States to Nigeria, after been compelled by his partner’s (Keke) in-law (Dokpesi), Dayo Adeneye started work at Daar Communications owned by Chief. Raymond Dokpesi as Program Manager. He was later promoted as the Marketing Director.
D1 as he is fondly called, is a United Nation’s Ambassador for Peace and Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Ambassador amongst others.
He is presently a politician and the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, in Ogun state.
The versatile broadcaster and legendary media icon, Otunba Dayo D1 Adeneye, is set to be honoured with a Legend Category Award at the forthcoming Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment Award, set to hold on the 20th of August, 2016 in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
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