President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Ibrahim El-Yakub as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on National Assembly Matters(House of Representatives) following the resignation of Mr. Kawu Sumaila.
The appointment was disclosed by Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, who said the appointment, takes immediate effect.
Mr. El-Yakub, an APC stalwart from Kano State, was a member of the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007 representing Kano Municipal Federal Constituency.
Mr. Kawu Sumaila, appointed in August 2015, resigned to contest for member of the House of Representatives to represent Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano State under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He represented the same constituency from 2011 to 2015.