Bola Tinubu, president of Nigeria, has appointed the incumbent speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila as his Chief of Staff.
This was confirmed by Olanrenwaju Smart Wasiu, the chief of staff to Gbajabiamila.
Smart stated that Gbajabiamila was appointed by the president after several hours of meetings and consultations.
Gbajabiamila who is yet to receive his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), would have to forgo his election into the House of Representatives for the sixth term.
According to Smart, Gbajabiamila was picked by the president after a final meeting with stakeholders that ended on Thursday morning at the Villa in Abuja.