PRESIDENT Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed the Senator George Akume as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila as his Chief of Staff.
Akume, a former governor of Benue State and the immediate past Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs under President Buhari, also served two terms as senator representing Benue North-West.
Honourable Gbajambiamila is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives.
President Tinubu also named Senator Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia as the Deputy Chief of Staff in the office of the Vice President.
Read the full statement below:
The appointments were contained in a press release on Friday signed by Abiodun Oladunjoye, director of information in the State House.
Full text of the terse press release reads:
“PRESIDENT TINUBU APPOINTS FEMI GBAJABIAMILA COS, SEN. IBRAHIM HADEJIA, DCOS, GEORGE AKUME, SGF
“President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Friday in Abuja announced the appointment of Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Chief of Staff, and Sen. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, a former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, as Deputy Chief of Staff.
“In a meeting with Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), the President also named former Governor of Benue State and immediate past Minister of Special Duties, George Akume, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
June 02, 2023