Buhari appoints Nasiru Ila as SSA, National Assembly Matters


Nasiru Ila

By Ismaila Chafe

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Nasiru Ila as his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives).

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s media aide, confirmed the appointment in a statement issued on Sunday.

According to the presidential aide, Nasiru Ila replaces Umar El-Yakub who has been appointed Minister by the president.

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Before entering politics, Ila was a wealthy businessman with holdings in haulage, ginnery, and tannery. He attended Victory College in Alexandria and West London College in the United Kingdom.

He was elected to the National Assembly’s lower house in 2011 and 2015, representing Tarauni Federal Constituency in Kano.


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