- Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Tunde Rahman, confirmed the appointment of Muri-Okunola
- Muri-Okunola is the first son of the respected late jurist, Justice Muritala Okunola
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Hakeem Muri-Okunola as his Principal Secretary.
The appointment of Muri-Okunola was among many other new aides, whose appointment was released recently.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Tunde Rahman, confirmed the appointment of Muri-Okunola in Abuja on Sunday, September 17.
51-year-old Muri-Okunola holds a first degree in law from Lagos State University (LASU) and a Master’s degree in International Business Law from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London.
An experienced public administrator and technocrat, the new Personal Secretary to the President, was at various times Associate Solicitor, Adepetun, Caxton-Martins and Agbor, Company Secretary/Legal Adviser at Ibile Holdings Limited, Personal Assistant to Governor of Lagos State, Executive Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Committee and Permanent Secretary in Lagos State Public Service.
Muri-Okunola is the first son of the respected late jurist, Justice Muritala Okunola, and he is expected to assume office on Monday, September 18.