Buhari appoints blind man as senior special assistant.

By Ezenwa Stephen


Photo credit: News express

Visually impaired man, Dr. Ankeli Samuel Ode has been appointed senior special assistant to president Muhammadu Buhari, Dr. Ankeli is one of the many appointees made by PMB in barely two weeks, He will be saddled with the responsibility of dealing with disabled persons on behalf of the president.

During the presidential campaign, Dr. Ankeli was in charge of the directorate of persons at the Buhari/Osinbajo campaign head quarters. According to Mr Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant on media and publicity to the president, Ankeli and his team successfully mobilised over 24million disabled persons in the country to support PMB during the 2015 election campaigns.

Dr. Ankeli, hails from Benue state and a graduate of veterinary medicine from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Before working with PMB campaign team, he was an activist promoting the welfare of disabled persons in his state.

“Dr. Samuel Ankeli is married with children and also leads a very religious and sporting life” tweeted, Garba Shehu.

CoNnect Media House


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