On Wednesday in the council chamber, President Bola Tinubu swore Senator George Akume in as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
In front of government representatives, Akume swore the oaths of allegiance and office.
Vice President Kashim Shettima, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, and the spouse of the new SGF Mrs. Regina Akume were all in attendance for the swearing-in.
The President had last Friday Akume as the SGF. He also appointed the outgoing Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as his new Chief of Staff while the former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Sen. Ibrahim Hadejia, was appointed as Deputy Chief of Staff.