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Updated: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa joins Buhari’s cabinet! See Pics
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa with President Muhamadu Buhari shortly after her appointment was announced

Updated: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa joins Buhari’s cabinet! See Pics

Three-time Member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Abike Kafayat Dabiri-Erewa is now a member of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Cabinet. She has just been announced as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.

Hon. Dabiri-Erewa who is the immediate past Chairman, Diaspora Affairs in the House of Representatives, where she excelled beyond measure, is from Ikorodu in Lagos State.

Dabiri-Erewa worked for the Nigerian Television Authority  (NTA) for fifteen years, anchoring the weekly NTA Newsline programme and taking a particular interest in poverty and social justice issues. She retired from her position at Nigerian Television Authority to stand for election in the House of Representatives, winning with a substantial majority.

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Hon. Dabiri-Erewa who was elected for the first time in 2003, and re-elected in 2007 and 2011 attended Maryland Private School, Maryland, Ikeja for her primary school education, and St. Teresa’s College, Ibadan for her secondary education. She obtained her first degree in English Language from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University).

She obtained a post graduate diploma (PGD) in mass communication and also a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos,  Akoka. She also studied at the John. F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA.

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