The speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas has approved the appointment of Prof. Jake Dan-Azumi as his Chief of Staff.
The Special Adviser to the Speaker on Media and Publicity, Musa Abdullahi Krishi, in a statement on Monday, stated that Dan-Azumi would take over from the Acting Chief of Staff to the Speaker, Wasiu Olanrewaju-Smart, who is taking another appointment.
According to the statement, the appointment of Prof. Dan-Azumi takes effect from October 17.
Until his appointment, Prof. Dan-Azumi was the Technical Assistant to the Director General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), National Assembly.
He previously worked as a Special Assistant to the former President of the Senate, Sen David Mark, between 2011 and 2014.
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Prof. Dan-Azumi hails from Zing Local Government Area of Taraba State.