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General News of Monday, 7 June 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Buhari appoints new aides for Aisha Buhari, his wife

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Aisha Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Aisha Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new aides for his wife and First lady, Aisha Buhari.

In a statement released on Monday by his media aide, Femi Adesina, President Buhari approved the appointment of Dr. Rukayyatu Abdulkareem Gurin as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs in the Office of the First Lady.

Buhari also approved the appointment of Dr. Mohammed Kamal Abdulrahman as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Health and Development Partners in the Office of the First Lady.

He will also continue his role as the Personal Physician to the First Lady.

Naija News reports that Dr. Guri is a doctorate degree holder in Curriculum Instruction from the University of Maiduguri. She was at various times a Lecturer at the University of Maiduguri; a Deputy Director at the National Universities Commission (NUC); and a Director at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.

She was also a Senior Lecturer at Baze University in Abuja before her appointment. She will be replacing Dr. Hajo Sani who was recently appointed as Nigeria’s Delegate to the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) in France.

While Dr Abdulrahman holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of Maiduguri.

He worked at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Yola Specialist Hospital, Sithobela Health Centre in Swaziland, and at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) before his appointment as the Personal Physician to the First Lady in 2015 and reappointed in 2019

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