A personal assistant to the President of Nigeria has come out to debunk certain rumours in the media that he has been given a new, clandestine appointment.
Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad clarifies appointment rumours
A Presidential aide, and Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmad, today addressed and denied reports that he has been given a secret appointment as a manager in the Department for Petroleum Resources, DPR.
Ahmad took to Twitter to declare that these reports about his new appointment were absolutely false.
“A friend sent me a link to a concocted story from an online news blog that the President has quietly appointed me as a manager of the DPR, Department of Petroleum Resources, for those who want to know the truth, the story is 100% FALSE. I am not a staff of the DPR.”, Ahmad tweeted.
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Meanwhile, the Head of Public Affairs of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) announced last week Monday that President Buhari will preside over a virtual inauguration of the National Oil and Gas Excellence Centre (NOGEC) in Lagos.
This is in a bid to amplify the operations of the nation’s petroleum sector.