Senate President, Bukola Saraki has appointed a sacked Senator Danladi Abubakar, as his Special Adviser on Special Duties.
Abubakar who represented Taraba North Senatorial District was Chairman of the Senate’s Committee on NEPAD when he was removed by the Supreme Court in middle of 2017.
A statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the appointment was with immediate effect.
It said the 53-year-old was deputy governor before his election into the Senate in 2015.
The Supreme Court had sacked Abubakar in June 2017 and declared Shuaibu Lau as the authentic owner of the senatorial seat.