President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the first set of political appointments for his second term in office.
The new appointees are Mr. Abba Kyari and Mallam Boss Mustapha. The duo will retain their positions as Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Government of the Federation respectively.
The announcement was posted on Twitter by the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
According to Garba Shehu, the appointments were with effect from. May 29 2019, the day President Buhari took oath of office for his second term.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Malam Abba Kyari as Chief of Staff (COS) to the President.
Both appointments take effect from May 29, 2019.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) July 5, 2019