BREAKING: Buhari appoints SGF, Chief of Staff, others

BREAKING: Buhari
appoints SGF, Chief of
Staff, others

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President Muhammadu
Buhari has approved the
following appointments:
Babachir David Lawal –
Secretary to the Government
of the Federation
Abba Kyari – Chief of Staff to
the President
Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd.)
– Comptroller-General,
Nigerian Customs Service
Kure Martin Abeshi –
Comptroller-General,
Nigerian Immigration Service
Senator Ita S.J. Enang – SSA to
the President on National
Assembly Matters (Senate)
Hon. Suleiman A. Kawu – SSA
to the President on National
Assembly Matters (House of
Representatives)
The appointments are with
effect from today, August 27,
2015.
Lawal, the new Secretary to
the Government of the
Federation hails from Hong
Local Government Area,
Adamawa State. He
graduated from the Ahmadu
Bello University, Zaria in
1979 with a Bachelor of
Engineering Degree and
worked with the Delta Steel
Company, Aladja, Nigerian
External Telecommunications
Limited and Data Sciences
Limited before establishing
his own ICT and
Telecommunications
consulting firm in 1990. He is
also a member of the Nigeria
Computer Society, the Nigeria
Society of Engineers and the
Council for the Regulation of
Engineering in Nigeria.
Abba Kyari, the new Chief of
Staff to the President holds
Bachelors and Masters
Degrees from the University
of Cambridge and the
University of Warwick in
Law and Sociology. He has
worked with the New Nigeria
Development Company, New
Africa Holdings, African
International Bank, United
Bank for Africa, Unilever,
and Mobil in various
capacities over the years.
The new Comptroller-General of
Customs, Col. Ali, holds Bachelors and
Masters Degrees in Criminology. He was
military administrator of Kaduna State
from 1996 to 1998.
The new Comptroller- General of
Immigration, Mr. Abeshi hails from
Nasarawa State. He joined the Nigerian
Immigration Service in 1989 as an
Assistant Comptroller. His educational
qualifications include a Masters Degree
in Public Administration.
Femi Adesina
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
August 27, 2015

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