President Buhari’s Appointment List so Far

Buhari’s Appointment List – Since President Buhari took over Nigeria government for Goodluck Jonathan, many Nigeria has been longing to hear and see his appointment list. Meanwhile Buhari has only nine (9) appointees so far.

Below are President Buhari’s Appointment List so Far.

1. Lt. Col Mohammed Abubakar – (Aide De Camp)

An ADC is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military, government officer, or Head of State. President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his Aide De Camp, ADC. He is a Lt. Col. Muhammed Lawal Abubakar from Kano state.  Lawal Abubakar will be supervising the president’s security details.

2. Abdulrahman Mani – (Chief Security Officer)

Mani was deployed by the DSS as a security detail to Buhari in 2011 weeks before he launched his campaign that year. Now Abdulrahman Mani was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as his new chief security officer (CSO) before his inauguration as president.  He is an operative of the Department of Security Service (DSS). Mani’s appointment also came with accelerated promotion by the secret service.

3. Femi Adesina (Senior Special Adviser)

Femi Adesina is the Senior Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to the president. 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. He is a pioneer staff of The Sun newspaper where he became the editor, and later the managing director and editor-in-chief, a position he will be quitting for the new position.

4. Lawal Kazaure – (State Chief of Protocol)

President Muhammadu Buhari appoints Malam Lawal Kazaure as his State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) . Abdullahi Kazaure is a career Foreign Service official and currently serves in Aso Rock Villa as a Special Assistant (Presidential Matters)

5. Mrs. Amina Zakari –  INEC ag. Chairman

President, Mahammadu Buhari appointed Amina Zakari as the acting chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission on June 30,2015

Amina Bala Zakari, a pharmacist by profession hails from Jigawa State. She completed her Secondary Education from the prestigious Queens College Yaba, Lagos. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.sc) degree in Pharmacy with Second Class upper (Best Graduating Student) in 1980 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
65. Ahmed Idris – (Account-General of Federation)

Ahmed Idris was the Director of Finance and Accounts in the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. He hails from Kano State, was born on November 25, 1960.

6. Lawal Daura – the director general (DG) of the Department of Security Services (DSS)

President Muhammadu Buhari replaced Ita Ekpenyong by appointing his kinsman on July 2. However, on the next day, the presidency explained that Lawal Musa Daura was called from his retirement and would be the new acting DG of the DSS.

7. Garba Shehu – ( Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity)

Garba Shehu served as the Director, Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Council. He was by the president as the Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity). Garba Shehu is a veteran journalist and former newspaper editor.. He was the President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors sixteen years ago.

8. Mordecai Ladan – Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)

Mordecai was born on the June 24, 1957 and is married with children. Ladan is a Petrochemist by profession, who joined DPR in Novermber 23, 1987 as a Senior Analytical Chemist.

He has a B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria July 1982; West African School Certificate from the Federal Government College, Kano June 1978. He also bagged M.Sc. Petrochemicals & Hydrocarbon Chemistry from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, UK March 1986.

He later became the Head, Safety, Health and Environment Division in May 2014 until his recent appointment as Director,  Department of Petroleum Resources. He is replacing  Mr George Osahon, whose tenure elapsed on June 19.

9. Ahmed Idris – (Account-General of Federation)

Ahmed Idris was the Director of Finance and Accounts in the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. he hails from Kano State, was born on November 25, 1960.

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