President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as the new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives)
When did Buhari confirm the appointment?
Buhari confirmed the appointment in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Thursday.
Who is Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub?
El- Yakub is an All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart from Kano State. He was a member of the House of Representatives, 1998 and 2003-2007 representing Kano Municipal Federal Constituency.
Who is El- Yakub replacing?
El- Yakub will replace Kawu Sumaila, who was appointed as SSA in 2015.
Sumaila resigned recently to contest for a seat in the House of Representatives representing Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency in Kano State under the platform of the APC.