Buhari Makes First Appointments, Chooses Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu as Spokesmen

Published 4 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 1-06-2015 10:23AM (4 years ago)

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President Muhammadu Buhari last night appointed his spokesmen in the first set of appointments made by his administration.
Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Mr. Femi Adesina is Special Adviser (Media and Publicity). Mallam Garba Shehu is Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) The President also appointed Mallam Lawal Abdullahi Kazaure as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP). Adesina was re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) last month after serving out a two-year first term.
He started his 28-year career in newspapering at the Vanguard as a feature writer before joining Concord newspapers as a pioneer member of the Weekend Concord team.He also served as Editor of National Concord. He moved to The Sun where he rose to the position of editor before being appointed managing director and editor-in-chief. He was named the Editor of the Year 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Award organisers.
Shehu served as the Director, Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Council. He was Editor of Kano-based Triumph newspaper and President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors 16 years ago. He was head of the media team of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in 1999.
Abdullahi Kazaure is a career Foreign Service official and currently serves in Aso Rock Villa as a Special Assistant (Presidential Matters).

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