Buhari Sacks Lauretta Onochie, Reappoints Adesina, Shehu As Media Aides

Lauretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked his media aide, Lauretta Onochie.

He reappointed Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, respectively.

Also reappointed is Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President.

The reappointment was contained in a letter dated August 14 signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

The appointments take effect from May 29, 2019.

Also appointed are Tolu Ogunlesi, Special Assistant (Digital Media) and Mallam Buhari Salihu, Special Assistant, Online Media.

Meanwhile, President Buhari has appointed Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, while Senator Babajide Omoworare is now the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate).

Mallam Umar El-Yakub has been reappointed the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives).

NAN