- Omoboriowo tells photographers about what president Buhari appreciates.
- He urged them to be dogged and have passion for their jobs.
Bayo Omoboriowo, President Muhammadu Buhari’s official photographer has given an insight into what the president appreciates.
In an interview with newsmen at the “Business of Photography Conference 2019”, held at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Omoboriowo stated that his boss who he described as someone who demanded diligence, hard work and consistency.
The conference which was organised by YD Agency to improve on the business of photography in Nigeria and seek to proffer solutions to the problems that photographers face in carrying out their various activities with the theme “Shaping the Narrative.”
While noting that Buhari is not a man of many words, Omoboriowo, who has been with the president for four years of his administration, said he deeply appreciated arts and hard work.
“President Buhari wants hard work, diligence and consistency in our work that is his personality because I have had the opportunity to be with him and know his person,” he said.
Speaking on what he has learnt working with the president, Omoboriowo said that doggedness at work made him come to limelight.
“It is not the challenge of working in the presidency that matters, but I will rather celebrate the beauty of working with the president because that is the highest level of access one can enjoy in life.
“Working at that peak provides the highest network one can ever build and opportunity to relate at national and international levels.
“When people say it is beautiful to work in the presidency, I say it is beautiful to learn at the feet of Buhari because I have been able to garner precious knowledge and no organisation can provide me such experience.”
While noting that no other platform can offer him such opportunity aside photography to have access to that level of information and knowledge, he added that what oňes has laid his hand to do, it must be with passion and doggedness,”