President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed some men and women to serve in the Office of the President under the Media and Publicity Directorate.
A statement signed by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, enumerated the new appointees as follows:
(1) Mr Fela Durotoye Senior Special Assistant to the President — National Values & Social Justice
(2) Mr Fredrick Nwabufo Senior Special Assistant to the President — Public Engagement
(3) Mrs Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe
Senior Special Assistant to the President — Strategic Communications
(4) Mr Aliyu Audu
Special Assistant to the President — Public Affairs
(5) Mr Francis Adah Abah Personal Assistant to the President — Special Duties
According to the statement, the President has further approved the secondment of Mrs. Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe to serve as the Communications Adviser to the President of the ECOWAS Commission.
He tasks all new appointees who are serving in the Media and Publicity Directorate to uphold the highest standards of decorum and decency in their engagements with all members of the public as they advance the President’s determined bid to renew the hope of Nigerians in a restructured economy and unified society that caters sufficiently to the needs of all.
The President reportedly followed the full tenets of Nigeria’s federal character principle and the supremacy of merit in this new appointment