President Buhari’s Official Appointment List So Far

Buhari’s Official Appointment List

Buhari's Official Appointment ListA report has it that only 25 % of Buhari’s appointments are from the south while an irresistible 75 % are the north. President Buhari has violated the federal law by appointing far more persons from Nigeria’s northern region where he originated from.

Meanwhile, Buhari has yet to name a single female, an obvious difference from his immediate successor, Goodluck Jonathan, who had women in all major sectors of government.

The positions include those of the permanent secretaries, directors-general in extra-ministerial department and parastatals, directors in ministries and extra-ministerial department, senior military officers, senior diplomatic posts and managerial cadres in the Federal and State parastatals, bodies, agencies and institutions.

Buhari’s Official Appointment List So far

Positions Appointees State Of Origin
Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the president Femi Adesina Osun state, South-West
State Chief of Protocol/Special Assistant (Presidential Matters) Lawal Abdullahi Kazaure Jigawa state, North-West
Aide de Camp to president Lt. Col Abubakar Lawal Kano state, North-West
Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity Garba Shehu Kano state, North-West
Chief of Defence Staff Abayomi Olonishakin Ekiti state, South-West
Chief of Naval Staff Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas Cross Rivers, South-South
Chief of Defence Intelligence Monday Riku Morgan Benue state, North-Central
Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai Borno State, North-East
Chief of Air Staff Sadique Abubakar Bauchi state, North-East
National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno Borno state, North-East
Accountant General of the Federation Ahmed Idris Kano state, North-West
Director General, State Security Services, SSS Lawal Daura Katsina state, North-West
Special Adviser, Niger Delta Amnesty Office Paul Boroh Bayelsa state, South-South
Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA Habibu Abdulahi Kano state, North-West
Acting Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration, Safety and Security Agency, NIMASA Baba Haruna Jauro Yobe state, North-East
Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS Babatunde Fowler Lagos state, South-West
Acting Chairperson, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Amina Zakari Jigawa state, North-West
Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission Umaru Dambatta Kano state, North-West
Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Emmanuel Kachikwu Delta state, South-South
Secretary to Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal Adamawa, North East
Director General, Budget Office of the Federation Aliyu Gusau Zamfara state, North-West
Director, Department Of Petroleum Resources, DPR Modecai Baba Ladan Kano, North West
Comptroller-General, Nigerian Immigration Service Kure Martin Abeshi Nasarawa state, North-Central
Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives) Suleiman Kawu Kano state, North-West
Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service Hameed Ibrahim Ali Kaduna state, North-Central
Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) Ita Enang Akwa Ibom state, South-South
Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari Borno, North-East
Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive of the National Insurance Commission Mohammed Kari North-West
Managing Director, Asset Management Company of Nigeria , AMCON Ahmed Lawan Kuru


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