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Buhari begins work, appoints Adesina, Shehu and Kazuare into administration
The President's men: Mr. Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu

Buhari begins work, appoints Adesina, Shehu and Kazuare into administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the first set of appointments into his administration.

The three appointments contained in a release signed by Mallam Garba Shehu are:  Mr. Femi Adesina  who will serve as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu who has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity and Mallam Lawal Abdullahi Kazaure as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP).

Mr. Adesina has made is a career Journalist and Editor, and is the current President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). Until his appointment he was the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Newspapers.

In 2007, he was named the Editor of the Year by the Nigeria Media Merit Award. He is a prolific writer cum columnist  who started his career at the Vanguard Newspapers as a Features writer before later moving to the defunct National Concord Newspapers where he made hay in the Weekend Concord.

He is a pioneer staff of The Sun newspaper where he became the Editor, and later the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief.

As the president, Guild of Editors, Adesina fought for the rights and protection of journalists and has begun the monumental assignment of building a befitting Headquarters for the Guild in Abuja.

Mallam Garba Shehu served as the Director for Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Council. The veteran journalist and former newspaper editor, now practices as a political communicator and analyst in Abuja. He writes a syndicated column for Premium Times and was  Spokesperson for former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He was also the President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors sixteen years ago.

Abdullahi Kazaure is a career Foreign Service official and before his new appointment served in Aso Rock Villa as a Special Assistant for Presidential Matters.

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