Saraki Appoints Omishore as Special Assistant on International Relations

Mr Bamikole Omishore has been appointed as Special Assistant on International Relations to the President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Omishore who was formerly the Special Assistant, New Media, explained that his new job will involve engagements with ministry, agencies and missions; policy, Research and Liason; diaspora and international organisations.

He added that it was the aim of the President of the Senate to make trade and movement across Africa easier.

Through a series of tweets, he said: “My mandate with @bukolasaraki is now International Relations. Last 6 years doing New Media has been fantastic. Time to break new grounds.

“Even tho (sic) I will no longer be leading the new media team of @bukolasaraki the thing will still be inside me, so I will still be active lol.”

As hed of the new media team, Omishore started live streaming of the proceedings of the Nigerian senate on facebook through and spearheaded launch of the NASS TV.

President Buhari Appoints Blogger Tolu Ogunlesi As Special Assistant On New Media

Garba Shehu, Spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, today announced that Blogger Tolu Ogunlesi has been appointed Special Assistant to the President on Digital and New Media.

The annoucing came through a serious of tweets from Mr. Garba’s twitter handle. See below:

Buhari Appoints 24-Year Old As PA On New Media

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Bashir Ahmad as his new Personal Assistant on New Media today.

Mr. Bashir will oversee President Buhari’s communications and engagement on social media and new media platforms.

Mr. Bashir, who is twenty-four years old, is from Kano State and was the Online Editor for the Hausa version of Leadership Newspaper. Prior to working with Leadership Newspaper he was an online editor and reporter with Rariya Hausa Newspaper and was the Personal Assistant on New Media to Sam Nda-Isiah, the publisher of Leadership Newspaper.

Mr. Bashir also worked with the Buhari Support Organization (BSO).

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