Nigeria: President Buhari names deputy chief of workers, media aide for Vice President Osinbajo
President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the appointment of Rahman Adeola Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Employees and Laolu Akande as Senior Particular Assistant (Media & Publicity) within the Presidency.
The 2 new appointees will work within the Workplace of the Vice President, a press release by the Particular Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina, mentioned.
Mr. Ipaye is the speedy previous Legal professional Normal of Lagos State.
He studied on the College of Lagos the place he graduated with B.A. (Hons) Diploma (Historical past) in 1984; LL.B. Hons (1988) and LL.M. (1991). He’s a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators respectively.
Earlier than his appointment as Legal professional Normal and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ipaye was employed as a lecturer within the Division of Industrial and Industrial Regulation, College of Lagos (1992 to 2001); Particular Assistant (Authorized Issues) to the Governor of Lagos State (2001 to 2007); and Particular Adviser (Taxation and Income) to the Governor of Lagos State and member of the State Govt Council (2007 to 2011).
Mr. Laolu Akande graduated from the College of Ibadan in 1990 with an honours diploma in Historical past and a Masters diploma in Communication & Language Arts in 1992.
He grew to become a Employees Reporter of the Guardian newspaper in 1990 whereas nonetheless serving beneath the Nationwide Youth Service Corps. He left The Guardian to hitch the inspiration crew of The Information Journal in 1993, the place he grew to become Senior Author. In 1997, he was appointed by Nigerian Tribune as editor of the Tribune on Saturday, a place he held till he moved to the US of America in 1998.
In the US, he labored as a journalist with the Philadelphia Inquirer and New York Newsday. He additionally served on the United Nations as a Press Officer and later as an Advocacy and Communication Advisor. He was additionally the Bureau Chief of The Guardian in North America and the Govt Director of the Christian Affiliation of Nigerian-Individuals, CANAN.
Mr. Akande taught on the State College of New York at Stonybrook and likewise Suffolk County Group Faculty in Lengthy Island, New York between 2002 and 2015.
Ipaye and Akande have been working with Vice President Osinbajo because the inception of the current Administration.