President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of eight Special Advisers following the approval by the Senate.
The president had earlier requested the approval of the Senate to appoint 20 Special Advisers.
According to a statement by the State House Director of Information, Abiodun Oladunjoye, the new appointee includes Dele Alake as Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy.
The president also appointed former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu as his Special Adviser on Security, Yau Darazo as Special Adviser, Political and Intergovernmental Affairs and Wale Edun as Special Adviser, Monetary Policies.
Others are Olu Verheijen (Special Adviser, Energy), Zachaeus Adedeji (Special Adviser, Revenue), John Ugochukwu Uwajumogu (Special Adviser, Industry, Trade and Investment), Salma Ibrahim Anas (Special Adviser, Health).