Nigeria’s newly inaugurated President, Bola Tinubu has unveiled the country’s House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila as his Chief of Staff, a statement issued by Abiodun Oladunjoye, the State House Director of Information on Friday stated.
Gbajabiamila, an experienced lawmaker, hails from Lagos State, home state of the President. He won election into the 10th National Assembly.
He campaigned vigorously for election of Tinubu as the 16th President of the most populous African nation.
Similarly, Tinubu also announced a Minister in the immediate past administration of Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. George Akume as Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The statement read in part, “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Friday in Abuja announced the appointment of Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Chief of Staff, and Sen. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, a former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, as Deputy Chief of Staff.
“In a meeting with Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), the President also named former Governor of Benue State and immediate past Minister of Special Duties, George Akume, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).”