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Buhari Changes Wife’s Aides, Appoints New SSA

Muhammadu Buhari, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has changed some aides attached to his wife, the first lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari.

Immediately, the President appointed Mr Sani Zorro, journalist, and former lawmaker as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs and Strategy, Office of the First Lady.

Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

The statement revealed that Zorro, a famous journalist brings to the new job decades long experience in media practice, publishing and unionism leadership,’’

Buhari Changes Wife'S Aides, Appoints New Ssa

Zorro was at various times President, Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, West African Journalists Association and the Federation of African Journalists.

He was in the House of Representatives where he chaired the Committee on Internally Displaced Persons, Refugees and Initiatives in the northeast.

Shehu also stated that at the instance of the First Lady, Mrs Aisha, the president also approved the immediate redeployment of three of the political appointees in her office.

The redeployed were moved to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, pending their assignment to some other government departments or agencies

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