Deputy Senate President, Barau Jibrin, has reportedly appointed Aminat Ayeni Onisiwo, known for selling ‘Kayanmata,’ as his senior legislative aide.
‘Kayanmata’ refers to herbs or potions used by women for various purposes, including enhancing sexual pleasure and attracting wealthy men, particularly in northern Nigeria.
Announcement of the Appointment
Aminat announced her appointment via Instagram, sharing a flier in which her siblings congratulated her on becoming the senior legislative aide to the deputy senate president.
While the appointment was announced on social media, the deputy senate president’s office did not make a public announcement about it.
Challenges Faced by the Federal Government
In other news, the Federal Government is grappling with substantial challenges and revenue deficits, compounded by a growing population.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Atiku Bagudu, expressed concerns about the government’s ability to pay salaries, high inflation rates, and surging unemployment.
He called on non-governmental organizations to assist in addressing these issues.
Population Growth and Economic Struggles
The Minister emphasized the rapid increase in Nigeria’s population and the associated economic difficulties, underscoring the need for external support to fill critical gaps.