President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as his Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora.
Dabiri-Erewa, a former member of the House of Representatives from Lagos, received her appointment letter at the State House in Abuja today.
When she was in the 7th House of Representatives, she chaired the House Committee on the Diaspora.
The former broadcaster, who was born in Jos, Plateau State, was elected into the House of Representatives, representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State in 2003.
She was re-elected in 2007 and 2011. Her appointment takes immediate effect.