President Bola Tinubu made significant appointments on Friday, marking his first set of official decisions since assuming office on May 29. Among these appointments, he confirmed Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as his Chief of Staff. This appointment underscores Tinubu’s trust and confidence in Gbajabiamila’s capabilities.
Furthermore, Sen. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, a former deputy governor of Jigawa state, was named as the deputy chief of staff. Hadejia’s wealth of experience and expertise are expected to contribute to the efficient functioning of the presidential office.
During a meeting with the progressives governors forum (PGF) in Abuja, President Tinubu also appointed George Akume, the former governor of Benue state and immediate past minister of special duties, as the secretary to the government of the federation (SGF). This position holds immense responsibility in coordinating government affairs and policy implementation.
With these appointments, President Tinubu has set the stage for his administration and demonstrated his commitment to assembling a capable team to steer the nation forward. These decisions reflect his vision and strategic approach to governance, as he seeks to build a cohesive and efficient government machinery.