Adaobi Cesca Ilono is a writer and editor at Salone Messenger in Born in Makeni, Sierra Leone to a Sierra Leonean mother and a Nigerian Father. Reading and writing have always been a habit cultivated at a young age.
In the second year of University, Adaobi Cesca Ilono started a magazine called ilongene which later evolved into a media enterprise housing at least 7 personnel. Ilongene evolved from just article writing and magazine to music streaming and event coverage. Salone Messenger tells the stories that need to the told. Local story, our stories. She got involved and interested in being part of the team to share stories of Sierra Leoneans
Graduated from Babcock University with a degree in Biochemistry.
In 2020, Adaobi Cesca Ilono started LOTB. LOTB started as a platform for guiding the everyday person in picking the best movie and TV show to watch, and in 2021, LOTB included a show segment.
Adaobi Cesca Ilono lives by one principle; Time is of essence and it is greatly reflected in her everyday life.