President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, 15th June, 2023, appointed eight Special Advisers into his administration, three weeks after he was sworn in as the 16th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The names of the special advisers were contained in a statement signed by the State House Director of Information, Abiodun Oladunjoye.

President Tinubu

They are, former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, as Special Adviser on Security, Dele Alake, Special Adviser, Special Duties, Communications and Strategy and Wale Edun as Special Adviser, Monetary Policies.  

Others Special Advisers appointed by the President include, Zachaeus Adedeji (Revenue), Olu Verheijen (Energy), John Uwajumogu (Industry, Trade, and Investment), Dr Salma Anas (Health), and Yau Darazo (Political and Intergovernmental Affairs).

The new appointments comes eight days after the Senate to approved the appointment of 20 special advisers sent to them by President Tinubu, on Tuesday, 6th June 2023.

However, the names and portfolios of the special advisers were not stated in the letter sent to the Senate by the president.

Story: Ihuoma Ukeje