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Tinubu Approves Appointment Of 18 Aides in  Vice President’s Office 


President Bola Tinubu has given the green light for the appointment of 18 Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistants in the Vice President’s office, with the aim of advancing the Federal Government’s agenda across various sectors of the economy.

Mr. Olusola Abiola, who serves as the Director of Information within the Office of the Vice President, conveyed this information through a statement issued on Monday in Abuja.

This diverse team, consisting of 6 Special Advisers and 12 Senior Special Assistants, is set to play a pivotal role in supporting the “Renewed Hope” agenda of the Tinubu administration.

The list of appointments in the Vice President’s office includes:

1. Rukaiya El-Rufai, Special Adviser to the President on NEC & Climate Change. 


2. Tope Kolade Fasua, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters. 


3. Aliyu Modibbo Umar, Special Adviser, General Duties. 


4. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, Special Adviser on Political Matters. 


5. Jumoke Oduwole, Special Adviser to the President on PEBEC & Investment. 


6. Sadiq Wanka, Special Adviser on Power Infrastructure. 


7. Usman Mohammed, Senior Special Assistant on Administration & Office Coordination. 


8. Kingsley Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant on Media & Communications. 


9. Ishaq Ahmed Ningi, Senior Special Assistant on Digital Media & Emergency Management. 


10. Peju Adebajo, Senior Special Assistant on Investment & Privatisation. 


11. Mohammed Bulama, Senior Special Assistant on Political/Special Duties. 


12. Kingsley Uzoma, Senior Special Assistant on Agricbusiness & Productivity Enhancement. 


13. Gimba Kakanda, Senior Special Assistant on Research & Analytics. 


14. Temitola Adekunle-Johnson, Senior Special Assistant on Job Creation & MSMEs. 


15. Nasir Yammama, Senior Special Assistant on Innovation. 


16. Zainab Yunusa, Senior Special Assistant on NEC. 


17. Mariam Temitope, Senior Special Assistant on Regional Development Programmes. 


18. Bashir Maidugu, Deputy State House Counsel (Senior Special Assistant to the President).

The newly appointed aides are expected to contribute significantly to the realization of the “Renewed Hope” agenda and the overall development of Nigeria.

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