President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed a retired Brigadier General , Jones Oladehinde Arogbofa, as his new Chief of Staff.
M Arogbofa, a retired Brigadier General, was formerly an Officer of the Signals Corps of the Nigerian Army. He takes over from Mike Oghiadomhe, who resigned last week.
The new appointment was announced in a press statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati.
The new Chief of Staff to the President was born on November 10, 1952. He hails from the Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The new Chief of Staff holds several military honours and awards including Mss, Fss, Fsc and Fwc; and is also a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.
The statement added that “His appointment is with immediate effect and he has taken up his new post at the Presidential Villa”.