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President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has named a former spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Eseme Eyiboh, as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
Akpabio made the announcement in Abuja on Saturday.
The Senate President described Eyiboh as “An astute politician, experienced media manager, public affairs expert and communications guru.”
A two-time member of the House of Representatives, Eyiboh was in the Green Chamber from 2007 to 2011 and was reelected in 2011.
He was spokesperson and Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs between 2007 and 2011 when Hon. Dimeji Bankole was Speaker.
In 2011, he was appointed Chairman of the House Committee on Civil Society Organisations and donor agencies by Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
Eyiboh is the former Chairman, Governing Board of the Cross River Basin Development Authority.
He is also a former Executive Chairman, Akwa Ibom State Ethical and Attitudinal Reorientation Commission and former Director, Akwa Palm Industries Limited.
He is also a former Speaker, WAIFEM Forum for Regional Parliamentarians, Accra and former Corporate Affairs Consultant, Socfinco Indufina of Brussel.
The Special Adviser is also the Dean of the Faculty Board of the Initiatives, an agenda setting caucus of former and serving members of the National Assembly.