President Bola Tinubu has appointed the Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, as his Chief of Staff, and Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, as Deputy Chief of Staff.
Former Governor of Benue state and immediate past minister of special duties, George Akume named Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
The president made the announcement on Friday in Abuja during a meeting with the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF).
Governors present at the meeting include governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Umar Namadi (Jigawa), Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Professor Babagana Zulum (Borno), and Mai Mala Buni (Yobe).
Others are Uba Sani (Kaduna), Dikko Radda (Katsina), Father Hyacinth Alia (Benue), AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (Kwara), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Umar Bago (Niger), Aliyu Ahmed (Sokoto), Francis Nwifuru (Ebonyi) and Bassey Otu (Cross River)
This is the first set of appointments made by the president since he was sworn in on May 29.