UPDATED: Confusion as Report Claims President Bola Tinubu Makes First Set of Appointments after Inauguration

UPDATED: Confusion as Report Claims President Bola Tinubu Makes First Set of Appointments after Inauguration

  • On Monday, Daily Trust reported that President Bola Tinubu made 2 appointments same day he was inaugurated as Nigeria's president
  • The paper later deleted the report which named Dele Alake, Kunle Adeleke, and Olusegun Dada as the first appointees of the new president without any official statement
  • Earlier in the day, James Faleke, a lawmaker and secretary of the APC presidential campaign council disclosed that the president was expected to make all his appointments within 2 months of getting into office

State House, Abuja - A report by Daily Trust on Monday, May 29 claimed President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has made his first set of appointments as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

According to the newspaper, the newly inaugurated president appointed Ambassador Kunle Adeleke as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP).

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President Bola Tinubu hits the ground running as he announces new appointments. Photo credit: @officialABAT
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President Tinubu also appointed former Lagos State Commissioner of Information, Dele Alake, as Presidential Spokesman and Olusegun Dada as Special Adviser, Digital Media, Daily Trust reported.

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However, the newspaper deleted the report without any official announcement concerning the development.

The newly sworn-in president was reported to have made the 3 appointments shortly after his inauguration on Monday, May 29.

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Before now, there have been speculations as to who and who will make Tinubu's first appointment as soon as he resumes office.

Earlier in the day, James Abiodun Faleke, the secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, and a re-elected House of Representatives member denounced the tension of the expectation on the first appointments.

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However, Faleke disclosed that Tinubu is expected to announce all his appointments within the next 60 days after resuming office, citing a newly enacted law by former President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, will be inaugurated on May 29, when the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari will officially and constitutionally be terminated.

On his journey to becoming the president-elect, Tinubu made lots of alliances with many political bigwigs including members of the opposition parties.

Source: Legit.ng

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