The post of the Chief of Staff is more “powerful” than that of the Vice President – Akin Alabi clarifies

Akin Alabi, a member of the House of Representatives has reacted to the controversy surrounding the decision of Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Buhari who flew all the way to London to meet the president to sign the amended Deep Offshore Act.

Akin Alabi said, ‘whether you like it or not, in a presidential system of government (eg, US, Nigeria), the post of the Chief of Staff is more “powerful” than that of the Vice President. He is the assistant President. The Vice President is a stand in for the president’.

Leave a Reply