A longtime media adviser Tunde Rahman of President Bola Tinubu has appointed as his senior special assistant (SSA) on media matters with 19 more aides.
This is coming about three weeks after the president made the last set of major appointments.
A native of Iwo in Osun State, Rahman was political editor of the Daily Times before he moved over to the Punch where he headed the Abuja bureau of the newspaper and later the group news editor of the paper at its headquarters in Lagos.
He thereafter moved to ThisDay newspaper where he held several editorial positions, including the editorship of the Sunday paper.
Rahman recently bagged an MBA from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.
Sikiru Adekunle Tinubu was also named among 19 other special assistants, personal assistants, and photographers, recently appointed by the president.
Before his appointment, he was Director Critical Care Unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), according to his LinkedIn profile.
Ibrahim Masari was appointed SSA on political matters while Abdulaziz Abdulaziz was appointed SSA on print media, reports Premium Times.
Others are Damilotun Aderemi – senior special assistant (private secretary); Toyin Subair – senior special assistant (domestic); O’tega Ogra – senior special assistant (digital/new media); Demola Oshodi – senior special assistant (protocol); Tope Ajayi – senior special assistant (media and public affairs); Yetunde Sekoni – senior special assistant; Motunrayo Jinadu – senior special assistant; Segun Dada – special assistant (social media); and Paul Adekanye – special assistant (logistics).
Also on the list are Friday Soton – special assistant (housekeeping); Shitta-Bey Akande – special assistant (catering); Nosa Asemota – special assistant (visual communication) personal photographer; Kamal Yusuf – personal assistant (special duties); Wale Fadairo – personal assistant (general duties); Sunday Moses – personal assistant (videography); and Taiwo Okanlawon – personal assistant (state photographer).