In a move that has sparked widespread interest and anticipation, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has given the green light for the appointment of five distinguished individuals, including Fela Durotoye, to serve in the Office of the President under the Media and Publicity Directorate.
This exciting development was officially disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.
The statement reveals the names and roles of the newly appointed aides who are poised to take on critical responsibilities within the administration.
The new appointees, as unveiled by Ngelale, are Fela Durotoye, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Values and Social Justice; Fredrick Nwabufo, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Engagement; Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Strategic Communications; Aliyu Audu, Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs; and Francis Adah Abah, Personal Assistant to the President on Special Duties.
This carefully chosen team is expected to bring their diverse expertise to bear on various aspects of the administration’s media and publicity functions.
Their appointments underscore President Tinubu’s commitment to enhancing communication and engagement efforts as he steers the ship of Nigeria’s government.
In his address, President Tinubu laid down a crucial directive for the new appointees, urging them to maintain the highest standards of decorum and decency in all their interactions with the public.
This directive reflects his unwavering dedication to creating an administration that is transparent, responsive, and considerate of the needs and aspirations of all Nigerians, regardless of their backgrounds.
Also, in a move that underscores the administration’s commitment to fostering international partnerships, President Tinubu has approved the secondment of Mrs. Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe, one of the newly appointed SSAs, to serve as the Communications Adviser to the President of the ECOWAS Commission.