A few weeks back, there were speculations that Femi Adesina of SUN newspaper will be appointed as Buhari’s media spokesperson, well it has happened!
President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the first set of appointments into his administration.
The President on Sunday evening, May 31st 2015 named Mr Femi Adesina
and Mal. Garba Shehu as his spokesmen. Femi Adesina will serve as
Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) while Garba Shehu will be the new
Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity).
The President has also approved the appointment of Mal. Lawal Abdullahi Kazaure as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP).
Mr Adesina is the current President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors
(NGE) and serves as the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun
Garba Shehu served as the Director, Media and Publicity of the APC
Presidential Campaign Council. He was the President of the Nigerian
Guild of Editors sixteen years ago.
Abdullahi Kazaure is a career Foreign Service official and currently
serves in Aso Rock Villa as a Special Assistant (Presidential Matters).