President Tinubu Appoints Ribadu, Wale Edun , Six Others As Special Advisers - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, June 15, 2023

President Tinubu Appoints Ribadu, Wale Edun , Six Others As Special Advisers

Nigeria's President ,Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed  eight persons as special advisers to work with him 
as members of the Federal Executive Counçil
Director of Information at the presidential Villa in Abuja ,Abiodun Oladunjoye who made this known in a statement ,said the President appointed Dele Alake as his Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy and Yau Darazo as Special Adviser on Political and Intergovernmental Affairs.

Tinubu also appointed Nuhu Ribadu as his Special Adviser on Security and Wale Edun as Special Adviser on Monetary Policies.

The President appointed Olu Verheijen as Special Adviser on Energy while Zachaeus Adedeji is the Special Adviser on Revenue.

Others are John Uwajumogu (Special Adviser, Industry, Trade and Investment), and Salma Anas (Special Adviser, Health)

The fresh appointments followed the Senate’s approval of Tinubu’s request for 20 Special Advisers on June 6, 2023.

It will be recalled that Tinubu had earlier on June 2, 2023, appointed Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as his Chief of Staff, while Ibrahim Hadejia, a former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, was named his Deputy Chief of Staff.

The President also named a former Governor of Benue State and immediate past Minister of Special Duties, George Akume, to serve as Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

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