Connect with us

Politics

BREAKING: First Set of Appointments Made by Senate President Akpabio

Published

on

BREAKING: First Set of Appointments Made by Senate President Akpabio

 

President of the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has announced his first round of appointments since assuming office.

FastNews reports that the former governor of Akwa Ibom and former Niger Delta minister revealed his choices for the crucial positions of Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff.

In a press release issued on Monday by the Media Unit of the Office of the Senate President, Chief Barrister Sylvester Okonkwo was unveiled as the Chief of Staff, while Saviour Enyiekere (PhD) was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Staff.

The press release is as follows:

The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio CON, has approved the appointment of Chief Barrister Sylvester Okonkwo as his Chief of Staff.

Chief Okonkwo attended Dennìs Memorial Grammar School Onitsha and he is also an alumni of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus where he bagged a Bachelor Degree in Law. (LL.B. Hons. B.L)

He hails from Ojoto in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State, South East region of Nigeria.

He is a corporate lawyer and an astute politician spanning more than two decades. He was a senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.

Until his appointment, Okonkwo was the CEO of Chinto Technologies Limited, an ICT and telecommunications outfit.

He is happily married to Chief (Barr) Mrs. Chidiebele Okonkwo LL.B, (Hons.) B.L with kids.

The Deputy Chief of Staff, Saviour Enyiekere(PhD) hails from Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

He is an alumni of the University of Calabar and the deputy Director General of the Godswill Akpabio Senatorial Campaign Organisation.

He is a former two term Executive Chairman of Ika LGA, former Senior Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom State Government on Boundaries and Conflict Resolutions, former Board Member, Akwa Ibom State Road Maintenance Agency, former student leader and former Senatorial Aspirant, Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District.

He is member, Nigerian Environmental society, Fellow Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria and Professional fellow, Emergency Crisis, Risk and Safety Management Institute of Nigeria.

He is happily married with kids.

Media Unit, Office of the Senate President

This move comes on the heels of Akpabio’s recent victory in the 10th Senate presidential election held on June 13. As a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), he secured an impressive 63 votes, surpassing his opponent, Abdulaziz Yari, who received 46 votes.

The Steady Growth Of AKMODEL GROUPS Part2: Searchlight On Builder (Dr.) Abdulhakeem Odegade
Press Release2 hours ago

The Steady Growth Of AKMODEL GROUPS Part2: Searchlight On Builder (Dr.) Abdulhakeem Odegade

UBA ASSUMES CENTRAL STAGE AT THE 2024 ECOWAS MINING FORUM IN COTONOU, BENIN, WITH ELUMELU GIVING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Business2 days ago

UBA ASSUMES CENTRAL STAGE AT THE 2024 ECOWAS MINING FORUM IN COTONOU, BENIN, WITH ELUMELU GIVING KEYNOTE ADDRESS

PROFILE OF DR NNEKA ONYEALI-IKPE,OON
Press Release2 days ago

PROFILE OF DR NNEKA ONYEALI-IKPE,OON

https://fastnews.com.ng/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Nneka-Onyeali-Ikpe-1.webp
Business2 days ago

Fidelity Bank Extends CEO’s Contract: Dr. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe to Lead Till 2026

Adaora Umeoji, DMD of Zenith Bank, Wins The Sun Awards' Humanitarian Services Icon of the Year 2023
News3 days ago

Adaora Umeoji, DMD of Zenith Bank, Wins The Sun Awards’ Humanitarian Services Icon of the Year 2023

BREAKING: Ibadan residents protest hardship under Tinubu 
Breaking News3 days ago

BREAKING: Ibadan residents protest hardship under Tinubu 

'Win Big Promo': FirstBank customers win N93 million.
Business3 days ago

‘Win Big Promo’: FirstBank customers win N93 million.

Business4 days ago

Oliver Alawuba, GMD UBA named Champion Man of the Year 2023

How FCMB Bank Deposited N540M Into Chief Registrar’s Account In Order To Prevent Contempt Proceeding Against MD, Yemi Edun
Business5 days ago

How FCMB Bank Deposited N540M Into Chief Registrar’s Account Inorder To Prevent Contempt Proceeding Against MD, Yemi Edun

Ecobank Nigeria and Soto Gallery invite emerging Nigerian artists to participate in an international exhibition.
Business6 days ago

Ecobank Nigeria and Soto Gallery invite emerging Nigerian artists to participate in an international exhibition.

Access Bank Announces Exclusive Valentine Offers to Spread Love and Joy this Season
Business7 days ago

Access Bank Announces Exclusive Valentine Offers to Spread Love and Joy this Season

Ecobank Nigeria and Soto Gallery invite emerging Nigerian artists to participate in an international exhibition.
Business1 week ago

Ecobank MySME Growth Webinar Series: Expert Makes Case For eCommerce To Grow Small

'Win Big Promo': FirstBank customers win N93 million.
Business1 week ago

FirstBank to Reward Customer With N36 Million

How FCMB Bank Deposited N540M Into Chief Registrar’s Account In Order To Prevent Contempt Proceeding Against MD, Yemi Edun
Business1 week ago

FCMB Launches Accelerator Program to Empower 1 million SMEs

Access Holdings appoints Ms. Bolaji Agbede as Acting CEO, following death of Herbert Wigwe
Business1 week ago

Access Holdings appoints Ms. Bolaji Agbede as Acting CEO, following death of Herbert Wigwe

Copyright © FastNews Nigeria