Browsing: Femi Adesina

But for that reason was Muhammadu Buhari born on December 17, 1942, in Daura, present day Katsina State. For that reason he came to the world. To serve humanity, serve his country, and make a huge difference. He was sent here to show that it is possible to be squeaky clean, play according to the rules, and live for others, not for primitive accumulation

Speaking when the outgoing Chairman of the State House Press Corps, Kehinde Amodu, led the newly-elected Chairman of the Corps, Ubale Musa, on a courtesy visit to him and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, at the State House on Friday, Adesina said it was noteworthy that the election of officers into the Corps was done in a transparent manner

The second clarification. Let nobody, particularly on social media, begin to insinuate that Femi Adesina is at war with Reuben Abati, his immediate predecessor as presidential spokesman. This piece you are beginning to read is not about Abati as a person, it is about his spiritual ideas and convictions, which I think need some appraisal, as they are rather unspiritual. Abati and myself have been professional colleagues for almost 30 years, we have a lot of mutual friends, and know how to reach each other when necessary. So, this is not a case of Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman being at war with Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesman. What for?

On what he described as “this special birthday anniversary”, President Buhari said he recalls, with fond memories, his long term relationship with the elder statesman, when he served as Minister of Petroleum between 1984 and 1985