Osinbajo Acting President appoints new Solicitor-General of the Federation

Apata had served as solicitor-general and permanent secretary of the ministry of justice in Ekiti when Kayode Fayemi was the governor of the State.

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has appointed Dayo Apata as the new Solicitor-General of the Federation.

The Presidency announced this in a statement issued on Friday, August 11.

Apata had served as solicitor-general and permanent secretary of the ministry of justice in Ekiti between 2010 and 2014 - Kayode Fayemi was the state governor at the time.

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He also served as a legal adviser at the National Planning Ministry and also held several sensitive assignments.