Report of the names and portfolios of aides to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo allegedly sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari has emerged online.
According to Daily Trust, sources in the Presidency claimed that the sacking of some of Osinbajo’s aides was aimed at reducing the influence of Osinabjo.
Prominent on the list of the affected aides is Ajibola Ajayi, the daughter of former governor of Oyo state, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi. She was appointed Special Assistant, Legal to the President (VP’s office) in August 2019. She was a former SA to the President on Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE (VP’s office) from October 2015 to May 2019.
Also on the list are Lanre Osinbona, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on ICT; Imeh Okon, SSA on Infrastructure; Jide Awolowo, SA, Oil & Gas; Gambo Manzo, SA Political and Edobor Iyamu, SSA, Niger Delta.
The names of the aides of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari have been released.
See list below:
Jibola Ajayi – special adviser, legal
Lanre Osinbona – senior special assistant, ICT
Imeh Okon – senior special assistant, Infrastructure
Jide Awolowo – special adviser, oil and gas
Lilian Idiaghe- special adviser, research, legal and compliance
Arukino Umukoro – special adviser, Niger Delta
Bala Liman Mohammed – senior special assistant, Economy
Edobor Iyamu – senior special assistant, Niger Delta
Dolapo Bright – senior special assistant, agro allied value chain
Toyosi Onaolapo special adviser, community engagement
Gambo Manzo – special adviser, political
Bisi Ogungbemi – special adviser, political matters
Edirin Akemu – senior special assistant, industry, trade & investment
Akin Soetan senior technical assistant, economic matters
Aondaver Kuttuh – technical assistant, rule of law
Ife Adebayo – special adviser, innovation
Yussuf Ali – special adviser, power regulations
Tola Asekun – senior special assistant, National Boundary Commission
Morakinyo Beckley – special adviser, off grid power
Yosola Akinbi – senior special assistant, NEC
Tochi Nwachukwu – special adviser, power privatisation
Bode Gbore – senior special assistant, political
Abdulrahman Baffa Yola special adviser, political
Kolade Sofola – special adviser, infrastructure
Ebi Awosika – senior technical assistant, community engagement
Muyiwa Abiodun – senior special assistant, power
Forri Samson – Banu special adviser, entrepreneurship
Bege Bala – special adviser, BPE
Feyishayo Aina – senior special assistant, community engagement
Halima Bawa – special adviser, community engagement
Nkechi Chukwueke – special adviser, community engagement
Ilsa Essien – special adviser, media