Buhari’s chief of staff’s cousin becomes Kwara gov’s new CoS

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has appointed Prince Mahee Abdulkadir as his new chief of staff.

Abdulkadir is the son of the late 10th emir of Ilorin Aliyu Abdulkadir and also a cousin to the incumbent chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, who is also a prince in the Ilorin emirate.

Abdulkadir replaces the late chief of staff to Kwara governor Aminu Logun who died of coronavirus (COVID-19) complications.

The new CoS who was a former permanent secretary in the Government House, Ilorin in 2003 also served as the clerk of the State House of Assembly in 2004 and left in 2007.

He was a top official of the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Abdulkadir got his letter of appointment on Friday and will resume work immediately.