Buhari appoints Louis Odion, Ajuri Ngelale as Aides


President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed journalist and columnist, Louis Odion, and Channels TV presenter, Ajuri Ngelale, as aides.

Their appointments were contained in a statement by the Presidency on Wednesday.

According to a statement by the Presidency, “President Buhari has approved the reappointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President. Mr Ipaye who was former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State works from the Office of the Vice President.

“The President has also approved the re-appointment of Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, Special Adviser to President on Economic Matters.

“Mrs Maryam Uwais who retains her position as Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment Programme as well as Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters.

“Also, re-appointed is Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, who will now serve as the Special Adviser to the President on Ease Of Doing Business.

”Equally, President Buhari has also appointed Mr. Ahmad Rufai Zakari as Special Adviser on Infrastructure, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, as Senior Special Assistant on Education Interventions,

”Mr. Louis Odion as Senior Technical Assistant on Print Media, and Mr. Ajuri Ngelale as Senior Special Assistant for Public Affairs in the Presidency.

“All appointees are to serve in the Office of the Vice President.

”Except for Zakari, Bank-Olemoh, Odion and Ngelale, all the other appointments take retrospective effect from May 29, 2019,” the statement said.

Some of the new appointees will work with the office of the Vice President.

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