President Bola Tinubu has appointed the son of late Chief Moshood Kasima Abiola (MKO), the winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Jamiu Abiola, as Special Assistant (SA) on Special Duties.
The president made the appointment in a letter sent to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Senator George Akume.
Jamiu Abiola, graduated from the New York University in United States, has been deployed by the president to the office of the Vice President Kassim Shetimma.
It is believed that his appointment was to aid the late Abiola’s accomplishments and acclaimed philanthropist in the country and globally.
The hyper polyglot, also holds a post graduate certificates from the New York University with specialization in translating Arabic, French, Spanish and German languages into English.
Aside from these languages, Jamiu Abiola is fluent in French, Portuguese, Yoruba, Hausa, Japanese, Igbo, Fulani and Kanuri languages.
Since 2015, he has been engaged by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on freelance, to translate documents from French into English and to draft summary reports during conferences and council sessions.
He doubled as Director of Statutory Compliance and Indigenous Growth at the Pilgrims Africa, a global security company with over 3,000 employees and offices across over 20 countries.
He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)of NNPC mega station, a business that he had managed over a decade and guided to record about N3 billion annual sales.
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