JUST IN: Buhari sacks Aisha’s Aide, redeploys three political appointees

The termination of appointment takes effect from February 11.
JUST IN: Buhari sacks Aisha’s Aide, redeploys three political appointees

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the disengagement of Zainab Kazeem, Special Assistant to the President on Domestic and Social Events, Office of the First Lady.

The termination of appointment takes effect from February 11.

This was announced in a statement issued on Saturday by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

This is even as Shehu disclosed that Buhari has approved the appointment of Muhammad Sani Zorro, journalist, politician, and former lawmaker as the new Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs and Strategy, Office of the First Lady.

The shake-up also affected three of the political appointees in Aisha's office to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation who had been redeployed immediately, pending their assignment to other government departments or agencies at the instance of the First Lady.

Those affected were Dr Mohammed Kamal Abdulrahman, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Health and Development Partners and Personal Physician to the First Lady; Hadi Uba, Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Wole Aboderin, Special Assistant to the President on Non-Governmental Organisations.

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