Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as his Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora.
Her recent appointment was announced on Monday.
Dabiri-Erewa was a former Chair of the House
Committee on Diaspora Affairs and Chair of the House
Committee on Media and Publicity.
The former broadcaster, who was born in Jos, Plateau State, was elected into the House of Representatives, representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State in 2003.
She was re-elected in 2007 and 2011.