Tinubu’s Request To Appoint 20 Special Advisers. Okay by Senate



President Bola Tinubu’s request to appoint 20 special advisers (SAs) was on Tuesday approved by the senate

A correspondence to that effect was read by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the upper legislative chamber, read a letter sent to that effect by the president.

The names of the 20  seeking approval by the president were not however named.

But after Tinubu’s letter was read, the Senate gave a speedy approval.

Commenting on the request, Lawan said it is of “utmost urgency” that the President has his team to work with.

“Because there is no name for special advisers, we will just approve it from here. We feel that that this is something of utmost urgency,” he noted.

The development came days after Tinubu named outgoing Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, his Chief of Staff and former Minister of Special Duties, George Akume, Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF).




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