Breaking: Tinubu appoints Durotoye, Nwabufo, others as media aides

President Bola Tinubu has appointed new presidential media advisory team members.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Monday, said the appointment is with full respect for the tenets of Nigeria’s federal character, principle and the supremacy of merit.

Those appointed includes, Mr. Fela Durotoye as Senior Special Assistant to the President — National Values & Social Justice: Mr. Fredrick Nwabufo as Senior Special Assistant to the President — Public Engagement and Mrs. Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe as Senior Special Assistant to the President — Strategic Communications.

Others appointed are Mr. Aliyu Audu as Special Assistant to the President — Public Affairs and Mr. Francis Adah Abah Personal Assistant to the President — Special Duties.

The president also approved the secondment of Mrs. Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe to serve as the Communications Adviser to the President of the ECOWAS Commission.

“The President tasks all new appointees who are serving in the Media & Publicity directorate to uphold the highest standards of decorum and decency in their engagements with all members of the public as they advance the President’s determined bid to renew the hope of Nigerians in a restructured economy and unified society that caters sufficiently to the needs of all, regardless of any differences,” the statement added.