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Buhari’s Aide, Abike Dabiri-Erewa Gets New Appointment



Abike Dabiri-Erewa appointed CEO

Senate Confirms New Appointment For Dabiri

The appointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission has on Thursday been confirmed by the Nigerian Senate.

Her appointment was confirmed following a report by the Committee on Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organisations.

The report was presented to the Senators by Senator Rose Oko during Thursday’s plenary of the upper legislative chamber.

Naija News reports Dabiri-Erewa, is a former member of the House of Representatives and currently, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Diaspora Affairs.

Recall Dabiri-Erewa has been spearheading the quest to see Nigerians in the diaspora get better security and fight for their rights.

Recently, she won a major victory in getting the authorities in Saudi Arabia to release Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian wrongly accused of smuggling Tramadol into the country.

Following investigations by the Nigerian government, it was revealed that the drug was planted in Zainab’s luggage by a cartel that specialises in planting drugs in the bags of unsuspecting travellers.