Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has appointed Mazi Paul Ibe as Head of Atiku Media Office (AMO) and Spokesman of the former Vice President.
The appointment is contained in a statement signed by Mazi Ibe and released by the AMO on Saturday, 6 June, in Abuja in which the former Vice President also solicited for the support of Nigerians for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mazi Ibe takes over from Mal. Garba Shehu, who was recently appointed as Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ibe, who had worked alongside Shehu as Deputy Director (Media & Publicity) in the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council was until his appointment Deputy Head of the Atiku Media Office.
Also, Alhaji Olusola Sanni, journalist and former Editor at Compass Newspaper was appointed as Deputy Head of the Atiku Media Office.
According to the statement, the Turaki Adamawa restated his commitment to the President Buhari government and enjoined Nigerians to also support him in the arduous task of turning Nigeria around to work for all.
“I wish to restate the commitment I gave even long before the election of President Buhari to back him to the hilt. I urge all Nigerians to give their unalloyed support to him, so that he can better deliver on the mandate of making Nigeria work for all Nigerians.”