In Nigeria, with regards to the highest number of appointment of aids by an individual government official can be traced back to June when Senator Nicholas Tofowomo representing Ondo South Senatorial Districts appointed 46 personal aids.
On Sunday according to report by Daily Trust, Mr Ikengboju Gboluga now holds the record of the highest appointment of personal. The member of House of Representative representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Ondo state, appointed 60 personal aids. This is the highest appointment of personal aids ever in Nigeria.
The lawmaker who is a Peoples’ Democratic Party member said the appoint were made in order to appreciate them for their contribution in his election.
The lawmaker also said that they are to work with him in providing service to his constituents. He also said the appointment were to give the new aides a sense of belonging and financial appreciation.