President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Monday, appointed new Aides for his wife and First lady, Aisha Buhari, Page 36 learnt.
It was also learnt that President Buhari approved the appointment of Dr. Rukayyatu Abdulkareem Gurin as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs, in the Office of the First Lady.
A Doctorate degree holder in Curriculum Instruction, from the University of Maiduguri, Gurin was at various times a Lecturer at the University of Maiduguri, a Deputy Director at the National Universities Commission, NUC, and a Director at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.
She was also a Senior Lecturer at Baze University, in Abuja, before her appointment.
She will be replacing Dr. Hajo Sani, who was recently appointed as Nigeria’s Delegate to the United Nations, UN, Educational and Scientific Organisation, UNESCO, in France.
President Buhari also approved the appointment of Dr. Mohammed Kamal Abdurrahman, as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Health and Development Partners, in the Office of the First Lady.
He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Maiduguri.
He also worked at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Yola Specialist Hospital, Sithobela Health Centre, in Swaziland, and at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, before his appointment as the Personal Physician to the First Lady, in 2015, and reappointed in 2019.
He will continue in his role as the Personal Physician to the First Lady, despite the new appointment, with double pay.
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