- Ahmad Lawan approved the appointment of Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity
- This has generated criticism particularly among APC supporters
- The supporters claimed the new appointee is a critic of the party and the president
Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, has come under criticism following his appointment of Festus Adedayo as special adviser on media and publicity.
Adedayo has reportedly been a staunch critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Supporters of the party expressed their disappointment over the Senate president’s appointment which they believe is a slap on the face of those who supported his candidacy.
Some likened the new Senate president to his predecessor, Bukola Saraki whom they claimed worked against the party when he got the position.
Read some of the reactions below:
Many are not pleased with the appointment of Adedayo.
According to some, Adedayo's appointment is a poor precedence which will discourage people who have been defending to APC-led governemnt.
According to Odukoya, the appointment is a wrong move.
Recall that Senate president, Dr Ahmad Lawan, approved the appointment of Babagana Aji as his chief of staff.
The special adviser to the Senate president on administration, Dr Betty Okoroh, in a statement on Tuesday, June 18, in Abuja, said “the appointment is with immediate effect".
Legit.ng gathers that Okoroh said Lawan also appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.
“The appointments were made based on merit, experience, track record and competency of Aji and Adedayo needed by the Senate president in executing his planned legislative agenda,” she said.
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