Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has appointed Smart Olanrewaju as his Chief of Staff in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi,
This follows the resignation of former Chief of Staff, Sanusi Garba Rikiji.According to the statement, the speaker also appointed other aides to fill vacancies created by the resignation of some of his former appointees.
The statement read in part: “the Speaker through an official correspondence to the Clerk of the National Assembly, NASS/SPK/ADM/VOL.I/524, confirmed the appointment of the new Chief of Staff.‘I have the pleasure to forward the name of Mr. Olanrewaju Smart Wasiu for appointment as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Speaker, House of Representatives for your information and necessary documentation.‘Until his appointment, Mr. Olanrewaju-Smart was the Deputy Chief of Staff and had performed his duties admirably. The position became vacant following the resignation of Hon. Sanusi Garba Rikiji to seek elective office in line with the Electoral Act 2022.”
The statement noted that the fresh appointments were imperative ” for effective delivery of his legislative agenda for the ninth House of Representatives.