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Bashir Ahmad Who Resigned, Contested APC Primary, Failed, Is Back In Presidency

Former personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, who resigned to contest a primary election in Kano State under the All Progressives Congress (APC) but failed, has been re-engaged in the Presidency.

He is now Special Assistant to the President on Digital Communications.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, who confirmed the reappointment of Bashir Ahmad in a letter of appointment addressed to him, dated July 20, 2022, said that the appointment took effect from July 19, 2022.

Bashir Ahmad had contested the APC primary for the Federal House of Representatives ticket for Gaya, Ajingi, Albasu Federal Constituency in May 2022.

It was gathered that Ahmad had resigned his previous position as Personal Assistant to the President in line with President Buhari’s directive that all political appointees seeking electoral offices should step down.

Ahmad, who was seen several times at the Presidential villa is so far, the only presidential aide that has been reappointed by the president since the conclusion of the APC primaries.

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All cabinet members and presidential aides who resigned to contest for various electoral offices in the APC but failed to secure the tickets are not so lucky to be re-engaged.

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