Influential northern newspaper, Daily Trust, has published the list of 35 presidential aides attached to the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Prominent on the list of the affected aides is Ajibola Ajayi, daughter of former governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi. She was appointed Special Assistant (Legal) to the President (VP’s office) in August 2019. Prior to that, she had been Special Assistant to the President on Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE (VP’s office) from October 2015 to May 2019.
Also on the list are Lanre Osinbona, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on ICT; Imeh Okon, SSA on Infrastructure; Jide Awolowo, Special Assistant(SA), Oil & Gas; Gambo Manzo, Special Assistant, Political; and Edobor Iyamu, Senior Special Assistant, Niger Delta.
The complete list, as released to Daily Trust by a reliable source in the Villa, includes: Jibola Ajayi- SA, Legal; Lanre Osinbona- SSA, ICT; Imeh Okon- SSA, Infrastructure; Jide Awolowo- SA, Oil and Gas; Lilian Idiaghe- SA, Research, Legal and Compliance; Arukino Umukoro- SA, Niger Delta; Bala Liman Mohammed- SSA, Economy; Edobor Iyamu- SSA, Niger Delta; Dolapo Bright -SSA, Agro Allied Value Chain; Toyosi Onaolapo- SA, Community Engagement; Gambo Manzo- SA, Political; Bisi Ogungbemi -SA, Political Matters; Edirin Akemu -SSA, Industry,Trade & Investment; Akin Soetan -STA, Economic Matters; Aondaver Kuttuh -Technical Assistant, Rule of Law; Ife Adebayo- SA, Innovation; Yussuf Ali -SA, Power Regulations; Tola Asekun -SSA, National Boundary Commission; Morakinyo Beckley -SA, Off Grid Power; Yosola Akinbi -SSA, NEC; Tochi Nwachukwu -SA, Power Privatisation; Bode Gbore -SSA, Political; Abdulrahman Baffa Yola -SA, Political; Kolade Sofola -SA, Infrastructure; Ebi Awosika -STA, Coimmunity Engagement; Muyiwa Abiodun -SSA, Power; Forri Samson Banu -SA, Entrepreneurship; Bege Bala -SA, BPE; Feyishayo Aina -SA, Community Engagement; Halima Bawa -SA, Community Engagement; Nkechi Chukwueke -SA, Community Engagement; Gambo Manzo -SA, Political; Ilsa Essien -SA, Media.