This president is perpetuating the Northern colour of his presidency. He does not respect the constitutional obligations of appointments reflecting the national character. His first appointments reflects his internal prejudices of Northern domination of Nigeria.
Five weeks after President Buhari was inaugurated for a second four-year term, he has appointed 11 new aides as confirmed in a state house press release.
The appointment which took effect from May 29, 2019, is coming after President Buhari approved the re-appointment of Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Abba Kyari as his Chief of Staff (COS). The statement reads in full; STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASEPRESIDENT BUHARI MAKES APPOINTMENTS OF PERSONAL STAFFPresident Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments of personal staff.1. Mohammed Sarki Abba – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Household and Social Events)2. Ya’u Shehu Darazo – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Special Duties)3. Dr Suhayb Sanusi Rafindadi – Personal Physician to the President4. Amb. Lawal A. Kazaure – State Chief of Protocol5. Sabiu Yusuf – Special Assistant (Office of the President)6. Saley Yuguda – Special Assistant (House Keeping)7. Ahmed Muhammed Mayo – Special Assistant (Finance & Administration)8. Mohammed Hamisu Sani – Special Assistant (Special Duties)9. Friday Bethel – Personal Assistant (General Duties)10. Sunday Aghaeze – Personal Assistant (State Photographer)11. Bayo Omoboriowo – Personal Assistant (Presidential Photographer)The above appointments take effect from May 29, 2019.Garba ShehuSenior Special Assistant to the President(Media & Publicity)