President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Hajo Sani, who authored his wife’s biography, as Ambassador/Permanent delegate of Nigeria to the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The appointment was announced less than a week after ‘Aisha Buhari: Being Different’, the book she wrote on the First Lady, was launched at the presidential villa in Abuja, according to Daily Trust.
Sani currently serves as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs.
Buhari also made other appointments into key establishments in the education sector.
Ben Bem Goong, Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, confirmed the appointments in a statement.
Below are the appointments:
- John Okpako Enaohwo, Chairman, Governing Board of National Commission for Colleges of Education, (NCCE), Abuja.
- Abdullahi A. Abba, Pro- Chancellor/ Chairman, Governing Council, Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State.
- Idris Muhammad Bugaje, Executive Secretary, National Board For Technical Education, (NBTE) Kaduna,
- Benjamin Ogbole Abakpa as Executive Secretary of National Senior Secondary Education Commission, (NSSEC), Abuja.
- Paulinus Chijikoke Okwelle, Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Abuja.
- Ibrahim Muhammad as Director/CEO, Nigerian Arabic Language Village, Ngala, Borno state.