Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, approved the appointment of three additional aides to his media team.
HausaToday reports that the appointment was made known in a statement signed by Paul Ibe, Atiku’s Media Adviser.
The names of the three new media aides are Eta Uso, Abdulrasheed Shehu, and Demola Olanrewaju.
This newspaper reports that their appointments take immediate effect.
Uso, an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a U.K trained Advanced Computing and Internet systems expert from the University of Wales, Bangor, is appointed as Special Assistant for Digital Media Operations. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, United Kingdom, and Nigeria.
Abdulrasheed, a professional media specialist with a proven track record of excellence – with a decade of experience at various media firms, is appointed Special Assistant, Broadcast Media. He is a graduate of Mass Communications from ISM Adonai, Benin Republic, and Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy, Maryam Abacha American University, and Masters in Journalism and Broadcasting at Girne American University, Cyprus.
Another appointee as Special Assistant Digital Media Strategy, Olanrewaju, is a communications and public relations strategist with a background in Nigeria’s history and political ideologies, developed during his days as a Students Union Leader at the University of Ado Ekiti. He is involved in the startups of several businesses. He brings media industry knowledge, digital media engagement, and creative writing skills to shape perceptions and craft narratives and messaging for individuals, businesses, and organizations.