Buhari recalls Bashir Ahmad, upgraded him to special assistant on Digital Communications

Buhari recalls Bashir Ahmad, upgraded him to special assistant on Digital Communications

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his former Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, as his Special Assistant on Digital Communications.
Reports had it that , Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, confirmed the reappointment on July 20, 2022.
This was contained in a letter of appointment dated July 20, 2022 addressed to Ahmad by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who said the appointment took effect from July 19, 2022.

 

Ahmad had resigned his previous position as Personal Assistant to the President in line with the presidential directive urging all political office holders wishing to contest elective office to resign.

The presidential media aide lost his bid to secure the ticket of the All Progressives Congress at the party’s primaries for Gaya, Ajingi, Albasu Federal Constituency.

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Reacting to the development in a social media post, Ahmad wrote, “Alhamdulillah! This is an honor. Thank you Baba Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for finding me worthy again and again, this time as your Special Assistant on Digital Communications. I will continue being a good ambassador of your administration, Baba”.

All the cabinet ministers and presidential aides except Ahmad, who resigned to participate in the APC primaries but failed to secure the party tickets had since been replaced by the president.

Ahmad had frowned upon the way and manner the party’s primary was conducted, saying it was not credible.

 

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