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Tinubu Reassigns Wike’s Main Man, Woke, After Pushback


Amid mounting public pressure and protests, President Bola Tinubu has taken decisive action to address the controversy surrounding the appointment of Chukwuemeka Woke as Managing Director (MD) of the Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA).

Woke’s appointment was met with widespread outcry due to an alleged lack of regional representation.

A statement released by Ajuri Ngelale, presidential spokesman on Thursday, revealed that Woke had been replaced with Dr. Adedeji Ashiru.

Woke was reassigned to the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) as its director-general.

The statement emphasized the qualifications of both individuals, noting Woke’s background as an engineer, environmental specialist, and politician, and Ashiru’s doctorate in Engineering and extensive experience leading blue-chip companies.

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