Femi Gbajabiamila Appoints Ganduje’s Daughter as Special Assistant

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed the daughter of Kano state Governor, Umar Ganduje as Special Assistant on NGOs and Civil Society. The lady, Hjiya Fatima Ganduje-Ajimobi , was married to the son of former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi’s son, Idris.
This appears to be geared towards the 2023 election bid of the alleged Godfather of Gbajabiamila, Bola Tinubu, who, it is alleged, is eying the presidency come 2023. Tinubu was the Father of the day during the wedding that built the bridge between North and west.
Her appointment brought up the number of aides to 33. He had appointed six media Aids in the first instance, and then another 27.
According to his spokesperson, Lanre Lasisi, the appointments take immediate effect.
Following is his press release.
“The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila is pleased to announce the following appointments.
These appointments take immediate effect.
1. Special Adviser – Administration – Odofin David Seun
2. Special Adviser – Political Matters – Olanrewaju Smart
3. Special Adviser – Special Duties – Badmus Olufunmi
4. Special Assistant – Legal Matters – Osazee Melody Ogundijie
5. Special Assistant – Legislative Matters – Hon. Raphael Nnana Igbokwe
6. Special Assistant – Gender Equality– Fatima Kakuri
7. Special Assistant – IDPs – Hamza Baba Ibrahim
8. Special Assistant – Special Needs /Equal Opportunities – Abdulsalam Idowu Kamaldeen
9. Special Assistant – Employment and Job Creation – Hadiza Abubakar Talba
10. Special Assistant – Budget and Finance – Lukman Oyewole Lawal
11. Special Assistant – Former Members Affairs – Hon Bassey Ewa
12. Special Assistant – Policy and Inter-Parliamentary – Princewill Tabia
13. Special Assistant – Executive Relations – Hon Ibrahim Mohammed Baba
14. Special Assistant – Anti-Corruption – Akin Ogunlola
15. Special Assistant – Niger Delta / Oil & Gas – Hon. Daniel Reyenieju
16. Special Assistant – Research and Public Policy – Dubem Mogalu
17. Special Assistant – Members’ Affairs – Dunkwu Nnamdi Chamberlain
18. Special Assistant – SDGs – Shehu Saleh
19. Special Assistant – Youth Matters – Ibrahim Alli-Balogun
20. Special Assistant – Intergovernmental Affairs – Adaku Apugo
21. Senior Legislative Aide – Adim Akpapunam
22. Special Assistant – Political Matters (North East) – Hon Sadiq Ibrahim
23. Special Assistant – Political Matters (South West) – Hon. Ayodeji Joseph
24. Special Assistant – Political Matters (North West) – Hon. Bashir Baballe
25. Special Assistant – Political Matters (South East) – Hon. Anayo Nnebe
26. Special Assistant – Political Matters (North Central) – Hon. Adamu Chika
27. Special Assistant – Political Matters (South South) – Hon. E. J Agbonayinma