Buhari appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa as National Diaspora Commission chairman

Senior Special Assistant to the president on Foreign Affairs & Diaspora Abike Dabiri-Erewa with president Muhammadu Buhari at presidential villa, Abuja….. PHOTO: News of Nigeria

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as chairman and chief executive officer of the National Diaspora Commission.

Dabiri-Erewa, who is currently the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, was a member of the House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in Lagos from 2003-2015.

Nigeria Senate president, Bukola Saraki, read the president’s letter seeking legislative approval for the appointment at the plenary on Tuesday.

While she was at the House of Representatives, Dabiri-Erewa chaired of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs.

In 2015, she was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.

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