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Deputy Chief Of Staff Appointed As Gbajabiamila Reshuffles Aides’ Portfolios



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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed Olanrewaju Smart, his former Special Adviser on Political Matters, as his Deputy Chief of Staff.

Naija News reports that the appointment of Mr. Smart as his Deputy Chief of Staff was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by his spokesman, Lanre Lasisi.

The statement said Gbajabiamila carried out a minor reshuffle of his team and made a few new appointments “for effective delivery of his Legislative Agenda for the 9th House of Representatives”.

According to the new development, Seun Odofin, who was the Special Adviser, Administration, is now Special Adviser, Administration and Legislative Compliance, while Mr. Dubem Moghalu, the ex-Special Assistant, Policy/Research and Strategy is the Special Adviser, Policy/Research and Strategy.

Similarly, in the reshuffle, Miss Tabia Princewill, who was the Special Assistant, Inter-Parliamentary is now the Special Assistant, Social Development and Events, while Ibrahim Hamza Baba, who before now was the Special Assistant on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is now the Special Assistant, Humanitarian Affairs.

The Speaker also made three new appointments which include Mr Dapo Oyewole as the Special Adviser, International Relations and Inter-Parliamentary; Mr. John Ameh, formerly of the Punch Newspaper, as the new Special Assistant, Media Research and Documentation, and Dr. Charles Omole as Special Assistant on National Security and Intelligence Reform.

Speaking on the new appointments, Gbajabiamila advised the legislative aides to discharge their duties with utmost regard to the Revised Legislative Agenda of the 9th House and their respective rules of engagement. The appointments take immediate effect.

Source: Naija News