President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a former member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as his Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora.
Abike Dabiri, a former broadcaster, was very vocal during the 2015 election and she was renowned for her various roles in the All Progressives Congress’ campaign.
When she was in the 7th House of Representatives, she chaired the House Committee on the Diaspora.
She was also the former Chair of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs.
She was elected for the first time in 2003, and re-elected in 2007 and 2011