Wike Makes Fresh Appointment As FCT Minister

Governor Nyesom Wike

Nyesom Wike Appoints Barrister Benedict Daudu as Senior Special Assistant

The Minister for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has named Barrister Benedict Daudu as his Senior Special Assistant on Legal and Multilateral Cooperation.

The appointment was confirmed in an official statement released by the Director of Press in the minister’s office, Anthony Ogunleye.


Wike emphasized that the selection of Daudu reflects his exceptional legal proficiency, extensive academic background, and deep comprehension of critical policy matters.

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“Barrister Benedict Daudu, a distinguished and practicing attorney in Nigeria, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his new role.


He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Buckingham University in 2010, demonstrating his commitment to legal excellence from the outset of his career.

His experience has seen him working in various prestigious law firms within and outside the country inclusive of JB Dauda and Co, Adams Law Office LLC, and Ade Okeaya and Co,” the statement reads.

Daudu’s appointment is seen as a significant move to bolster legal and multilateral initiatives within the FCT, drawing on his extensive legal background and expertise.

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His track record in esteemed law firms both in Nigeria and abroad further underlines his capacity to navigate complex legal matters effectively.


With this new role, Barrister Benedict Daudu is poised to contribute significantly to the legal framework and cooperation efforts under the purview of the Federal Capital Territory.

His appointment is anticipated to have a positive impact on legal policies and initiatives within the FCT.



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