Awolowo’s Grandson, Ajimobi’s Daughter Among Osinbajo’s 35 Aides Allegedly Sacked By Buhari

Babajide, grandson of late statesman and grandfather of Osinbajo’s wife, Obafemi Awolowo and Jibola Ajayi, daughter of former governor of Oyo state Abiola Ajimobi, were among the 35 sacked aides of the Vice President.

The names of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s aides whose sack were reportedly approved by President Buhari on Tuesday November 5, have been released. 

Babajide, grandson of late statesman and grandfather of Osinbajo’s wife, Obafemi Awolowo and Jibola Ajayi, daughter of former governor of Oyo state Abiola Ajimobi, were among the 35 sacked aides of the Vice President. 

See the full list below; 

  • Jibola Ajayi – special adviser, legal
  • Lanre Osinbona – senior special assistant, ICT
  • Imeh Okon – senior special assistant, Infrastructure
  • Jide Awolowo – special adviser, oil and gas
  • Lilian Idiaghe- special adviser, research, legal and compliance
  • Arukino Umukoro – special adviser, Niger Delta
  • Bala Liman Mohammed –  senior special assistant, Economy
  • Edobor Iyamu – senior special assistant, Niger Delta
  • Dolapo Bright –  senior special assistant, agro allied value chain
  • Toyosi Onaolapo   special adviser, community engagement
  • Gambo Manzo – special adviser, political
  • Bisi Ogungbemi – special adviser, political matters
  • Edirin Akemu – senior special assistant, industry, trade & investment
  • Akin Soetan senior technical assistant, economic matters
  • Aondaver Kuttuh – technical assistant, rule of law
  • Ife Adebayo – special adviser, innovation
  • Yussuf Ali – special adviser, power regulations
  • Tola Asekun – senior special assistant, National Boundary Commission
  • Morakinyo Beckley – special adviser, off grid power
  • Yosola Akinbi – senior special assistant, NEC
  • Tochi Nwachukwu – special adviser, power privatisation
  • Bode Gbore –  senior special assistant, political
  • Abdulrahman Baffa Yola special adviser, political
  • Kolade Sofola – special adviser, infrastructure
  • Ebi Awosika – senior technical assistant, community engagement
  • Muyiwa Abiodun – senior special assistant, power
  • Forri Samson – Banu special adviser, entrepreneurship
  • Bege Bala – special adviser, BPE
  • Feyishayo Aina – senior special assistant, community engagement
  • Halima Bawa – special adviser, community engagement
  • Nkechi Chukwueke – special adviser, community engagement
  • Ilsa Essien – special adviser, media

Written by Jacob Akpene

Jacob Akpene is the Editor-in-chief of the Lasgidi Online Brand. He handles the administrative, content creation and the smooth running of the blog.

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