JUST IN: Tinubu to formally announce fresh set of special advisers (Full List)
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is ready to formally unveil a new fresh set of personal aides, who are expected to serve as Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, and Personal Assistants.
This is according to a document sighted by our correspondent on Saturday, July 7, 2023.
Although it is said that the President is yet to formally approve the names should be made public, checks showed that some of the nominees have actually started working.
The nominees are;
- Dr Adekunle Tinubu – Personal Physician
- Tunde Rahman – SSAP (Media)
- Damilotun Aderemi – SSAP (Private Secretary)
- Ibrahim Masari – SSAP (Political Matters)
- Toyin Subair – SSAP (Domestic)
- Abdulaziz Abdulaziz – SSAP (Print Media)
- Otega Ogara – SSAP (Digital/New)
- Demola Oshodi – SSAP (Protocol)
- Tope Ajayi – SSAP (Media & Public)
- Yetunde Sekoni – SSAP
- Motunrayo Jinadu – SSAP
- Segun Dada – SAP (Social Media)
- Paul Adekanye – SAP (Logistics)
- Friday Soton – SAP (Housekeeping)
- Mrs Shitta-Bey Akande – SAP (Catering)
- Nosa Asemota – SAP (Visual Communication) Personal Photographer
- Kamal Yusuf – PA (Special Duties)
- Wale Fadairo – PA (General Duties)
19 Sunday Moses – PA (Videography)
- Taiwo Okonlawon – PA (State Photographer).
Recall that the president released the names of his first set of special advisers on Thursday, June 15, 2023.
Those that made the first list are; Mr. Dele Alake, Special Adviser, Special Duties, Communications and Strategy; Mr. Yau Darazo, Special Adviser, Political and Intergovernmental Affairs; Mr. Wale Edun, Special Adviser, Monetary Policies; and Mrs. Olu Verheijen, Special Adviser, Energy.
Others include Mr. Zachaeus Adedeji, Special Adviser Revenue; Mr. John Ugochukwu Uwajumogu; Special Adviser, Industry, Trade and Investment; and Dr (Mrs.) Salma Ibrahim Anas, Special Adviser, Health.
Meanwhile, the presidency had earlier debunked the list of ministerial nominees making rounds, saying the president will announce his minister when he wishes.