JUST IN: President-elect, Tinubu, Appoints Chief Of Staff, Others Ahead Of May 29

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The new President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appointed new Chief of Staff, others head of his takeover on May 29 as the 16th President of Nigeria.

Bola Tinubu, has already begun team building, with Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said to have been penciled in as his Chief of Staff.

Also believed to being considered for some serious roles in the coming administration are his former Commissioner for Finance, Wale Edun and the Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, among other familiar faces currently being identified for different roles.

This is as a renowned playwright and popular Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has warned Tinubu against failing to restructure the country, saying it was the only way out of the current national ordeal.He has technically resumed with him in Paris, and they are trying to work out process and plans,”

A source said that the president-elect was already looking at building national security and economic teams.
According to the source, Tinubu has appointed Edu and Bagudu into his economic team, which he considered a critical sector requiring attention immediately he assumes office.

The source hinted thus: “Wale is supposed to be the coordinator of the economy, either as Finance Minister or the CBN governor. It is not clear yet what his plans are for Bagudu. But he has also been penciled in and is going to be operating at a very high and serious level in the administration.”

Meanwhile, Soyinka, has insisted that if Tinubu wants to succeed as president and given the state of the country, then, there would be no alternative to restructuring, an idea Tinubu also pushed as opposition and a progressive before his party gained power.


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