President Buhari re-appoints Deputy Chief of Staff

By Cyril Okonkwo, Abuja

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari

The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Ade Ipaye.

Mr. Ipaye, a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos, works from the Office of the Vice President.

President Buhari approved the re-appointment of Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters; Mrs. Mariam Uwais, who retains her position as Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment Programme and Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Polical Matters.

Also re-appointed is the Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, who will now serve as the Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business.

The President equally approved the appointment of Mr. Ahmad Rufai Zakari as Special Adviser on Infrastructure; Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh as Senior Special Assistant on Education Interventions, Mr. Louis Odion as Senior Technical Assistant on Print Media, and Mr. Ajuri Ngelale as Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs in the Presidency.

A statement from the President’s office said “all the appointees would serve in the Office of the Vice President.”

The release said all the other appointments would take retrospective effect from May 29, 2019 except for Zakari, Bank-Olemoh, Odion and Ngelale.

 

Mercy Chukwudiebere