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President Buhari appoints Adesina, Shehu as spokesmen

01 June 2015, 07:04

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has announced first set of appointments into his administration with Femi Adesina and Malam Garba Shehu as his spokesmen.

A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the President’s head of media team, Garba Shehu, said Adesina will serve as Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) while Shehu will be the new Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity).

According to the statement, the President has also approved the appointment of Lawal Abdullahi Kazaure as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP).

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Adesina is the current President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and serves as the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun newspapers.

Shehu served as the Director, Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Council.

He was onetime President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, about 16 years ago.

Kazaure is a career Foreign Service official and currently serves in Aso Rock Villa as a Special Assistant (Presidential Matters).



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