Saturday, December 19, 2015

Kebbi State SSA on New Media

The Kebbi State governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on Thursday, December 18, 2015 appointed photojournalist and filmmaker, Aisha Augie-Kuta, as his senior special assistant on new media.

Aisha, an indigene of Augie Local government in Kebbi state is the daughter of late renowned politician and broadcaster, Senator Adamu Baba Augie. The appointment is with immediate effect. Mrs. Augie-Kuta, who is the first woman to hold this position, has won awards for her photo-documentary series on several subjects such as on the home life of migrating Fulani women as well as on breast cancer survivors.

Her awards include the Creative Artist of the Year at the Future Awards 2011 and the Sisterhood Award for Photographer of the Year in 2014. Her works have been exhibited in Lagos, Abuja and New York among others.

She is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Ahmadu Bello University and is an MSc in media and communication student from the Pan Atlantic University). She is married with three sons.

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