The names and portfolios of some of the aides of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who were sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari have been revealed by Daily Trust.
The Herald earlier reported that President Buhari approved the dismissal of some of his aides who were attached to the office of the vice-president.
The Newspaper disclosed that 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.
Check the list below:
Meanwhile, The Herald reported that
Sequel to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of the appointment of the Special Adviser to the government on Finance and Economy, the president has also approved the dismissal of 35 aides from the office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.
This was reported by Daily Nigerian News, in its publication on Wednesday.
According to the report, amongst the 35 aides who are to be issued official sack letters are Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Personal Assistants and Technical Assistants.
It was said: “Although more than half of the aides are under the payroll of donor agencies, the cabal eased them out in order to whittle down the influence of the vice president,” said a source familiar with the development.”