Yinka Ibukun has been named West Africa bureau chief of Bloomberg News. She is based in Accra, Ghana and oversees coverage in 21 countries.
Ibukun has been at Bloomberg since July 2013. Before moving to the Ghanaian capital in August 2019 and taking up this expanded role, she worked more than 10 years as a journalist in her adopted hometown of Lagos, Nigeria.
She also worked as a stringer for the Associated Press in Nigeria. Ibukun is a graduate of Concordia University.