Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former army general Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a press conference in Kano, northern Nigeria, on January 21, 2015. Nigeria's main opposition candidate today rejected claims about hi ~ AMINU ABUBAKAR
Owerri - Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment Femi Adesina, the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of Daily Sun, as Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.
Okorocha made the commendation in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, at a news conference on Monday in Owerri.
He described the appointment as well deserved.
The governor also commended President Buhari for other appointments made so far, including that of Malam Garba Shehu, as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.
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The governor added that the appointments of Adesina and Shehu were a step in the right direction.
According to him, the appointment of Adesina is as an indication that whatever one does, there are people somewhere watching him or her.
The governor said Adesina performed well as a media practitioner and expressed confidence that he and other appointees, especially those in the media team of the president, would live up to expectations.
He prayed to God to give the appointees the wisdom to carry out their functions.