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Buhari Appoints Blind Nigerian Doctor Samuel Ankeli As SSA, Senior Special Assistant

 Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli

Feb 22, 2016 – Buhari Appoints Blind Nigerian Doctor Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli As SSA, Senior Special Assistant 

PMB today appointed a visually impaired man, Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli as Senior Special Assistant with responsibility for his dealings with persons living with a disability.

It would be recalled that headed the Directorate of Persons With Disability during the 2015 Presidential election campaign for Buhari/Osinbajo.

He led a team that successfully mobilized more than 24 million disabled persons in the country to support President Buhari and his running mate in the election campaign.

An indigene of Benue State, Dr Ankeli studied veterinary medicine at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and worked with the Benue State government before quitting to focus on his activist role in the promotion of the well-being of the blind and people with all kinds of disability.

Dr. Ankeli’s appointment marks the first of such department in a political party in Nigeria.

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  1. Odunaike Benson

    February 22, 2016 at 10:15 PM

    The best man for the job. He has the interest of his people at heart

  2. Stargurl

    February 22, 2016 at 10:53 PM

    It’s well oh????

  3. my lady

    February 22, 2016 at 11:02 PM

    APC change

  4. RAPO

    February 23, 2016 at 12:24 AM


  5. kbgolden

    February 23, 2016 at 3:34 AM

    ko matter na performance b d koko.

  6. Metu Nyetu

    February 23, 2016 at 4:39 AM

    Good one

  7. Anointed

    February 23, 2016 at 6:57 AM

    Intelligent talk. I hope our parastatal industries will take note.

  8. Divine favour

    February 23, 2016 at 7:02 AM

    nice one

  9. sola olaniyi

    February 23, 2016 at 7:32 AM

    say Baba..

  10. Amazon

    February 23, 2016 at 8:04 AM

    That’s good

  11. chyna

    February 23, 2016 at 8:46 AM


  12. Maryf

    February 23, 2016 at 10:00 AM

    Good Change is what we need ooo

  13. Uzoma

    February 23, 2016 at 2:50 PM

    I hope the authorities at RSUST in Port Harcourt have read this. This is the institution that fired a student because she is hearing impaired and they did this while the smart student was writing her exams.

  14. Jojo

    February 23, 2016 at 3:41 PM

    Ok na

  15. John Emeka

    February 23, 2016 at 8:47 PM

    U appointed him not 4 any other tin but bcos he supported & mobilises pple 4 u during ur campaign full stop..

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