President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the first set
of appointments into his administration.
The President on Sunday evening, May 31, 2015 named Femi
Adesina and Garba Shehu as his spokesmen. Femi Adesina
will serve as Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) while
Garba Shehu will be the new Senior Special Assistant (Media
The President has also approved the appointment of Lawal
Abdullahi Kazaure as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP).
Mr. 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.
Garba Shehu served as the Director, Media and Publicity of
the APC Presidential Campaign Council. He was the
President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors sixteen years ago.
Abdullahi Kazaure is a career Foreign Service official and
currently serves in Aso Rock Villa as a Special Assistant