The selection of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, as Chief of Staff was announced by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday in Abuja.
As the vice chief of staff, the president also appointed Sen. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia, a former deputy governor of Jigawa State.
The President also appointed George Akume, a former governor of Benue State and recently-retired minister of special duties, to the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) during a meeting with the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF).
Those present at the meeting were governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Umar Namadi (Jigawa), Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Professor Babagana Zulum (Borno), and Mai Mala Buni (Yobe).
Others are Uba Sani (Kaduna), Dikko Radda (Katsina), Father Hyacinth Alia (Benue), AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq (Kwara), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Umar Bago (Niger), Aliyu Ahmed (Sokoto), Francis Nwifuru (Ebonyi) and Bassey Otu (Cross River).