Mr. Olu Onemola, the Special Assistant on New media to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has resigned his appointment.

In a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Media & Publicity, Mohammed Isa made this known on sunday in Abuja.

The resignation, according to the statement is contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President.

Onemola thanked Lawan for the offer to continue to serve and promote the work of the 9th Senate, “which I’m sure is borne out your patriotic desire to serve the Nigerian people.”

“However, at this time, given my antecedents and the controversy this has generated, I would respectfully like to be excused from taking up this national assignment.

“It is my hope that whoever does fill this role will build upon what we have started in terms of opening up the activities of the Nigerian Senate to the public”, added Onemola

The Senate President, the statement added has since approved the resignation and wished Onemola all the best in his future endeavors.

It would be recalled that the Senate President has been engulfed in the appointment of media aides crisis in the last fees days, where an appointment of a social critic cum journalist earlier appointed was withdrawn.

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