President Buhari Makes 15 New Appointments, See Full List
President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari has made 15 new appointments.

Newsone reports that Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Mandate Secretaries, Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Heads of Agencies and Personal Aides to the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello.


This online news platform understands that the Nigerian minister made the disclosure in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, on Monday, November 22, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

”President Muhammadu Buhari, based on the recommendation of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has approved the appointment of Mandate Secretaries, Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) and Heads of Agencies.


”Buhari also approved the appointment of others into relevant positions in the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).

”The appointments are in keeping with his commitment to reposition the FCTA into a more robust and service-oriented administrative structure and enhancing its operational capability.”

The minister said the mandate secretaries are Ibrahim Dantsoho, Secretary, Area Council Services Secretariat, Abubakar Ibrahim, Secretary, Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat, Sani El-Katazu, Secretary, Education and Dr Abubakar Tafida, Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat.

Bello listed other appointees to include “Muhammad Umar, Secretary, Legal Services Secretariat, Hadiza Kabir, Secretary, Social Development Secretariat, Zakari Dobi, Secretary, Transportation Secretariat and Agboola Dabiri, Secretary, Economic Planning, Revenue Generation and PPP.

”Others are Mr Obinna Ogwuegbu, Coordinator, Satellite Towns Development Department, Umar Shuaibu, Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, Shehu Ahmed, Executive Secretary, FCDA, Ibrahim Damisa, Managing Director, Abuja Broadcasting Corporation and Dr Muhammed Kawu, General Manager, Hospital Management Board.”


Meanwhile, Newsone Nigeria reports that the minister, in the same vein, also approved the appointment of his personal aides and the Minister of State as follows, Mohammed Mai-Bornu, Chief of Staff, Abubakar Sani, Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Ikharo Attah, Senior Special Assistant, Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement and others.”

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