Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed seven Special Advisers. This was contained in a press release issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, on Friday.
The Special Advisers are Rtd. Brigadier General Saliu Tunde Bello (Security); Professor Adekunle Dunmade (Health); Ahmed Yinka Aluko (Special Duties); and Attahiru Ibrahim (Sports and Youths).
The former Special Adviser Political (SAPOL) Saadu Salau is now Special Adviser on Strategy while the former Special Adviser on Strategy Abdullateef Alakawa is named the new SAPOL.
The Governor has also appointed Mr. Bashir Adigun as Special Adviser Political Communications.
Adigun, who is from Ifelodun local government, is a senior journalist with decades of experience across print and broadcast media industry.
Until his appointment, he was the Controller News and Current Affairs (Northern Nigeria) for the Channels TV and Abuja Correspondent for a leading global newswire Associated Press (AP). He also worked as Reporter/Researcher at the Guardian newspaper.
He is a 1990 graduate of Communications and Language Arts at Nigeria’s premier University of Ibadan. He has two Master’s degrees, both from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria — Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy (MIAD) and Law Enforcement , Criminal Justice (MLC).