FG Ends Appointment Drought, Names New Heads for 13 Agencies

Must Read

Buhari Came Ahead Of His Time: Ex-Borno Governor

  The lawmaker representing Borno Central in the Senate, Kashim Shettima, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari came ahead of...

Send Your Children To School Or Be Prosecuted, El-Rufai Tells Parents

The Kaduna State Government, has said that parents who fail to send their children to school will face prosecution...

8 Killed In Fresh Lassa Fever Outbreak In Edo

  No fewer than eight persons have reportedly died in Edo state, following a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in...

I Did Not Say Amotekun Is Illegal, Malami Makes U-Turn

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has stated that his stand on Amotekun was misinterpreted. Read Also: Southwest Governors,...

Man Shoots Brother Dead Over Dog Meat

A man has reportedly murdered his brother over dog meat. The deceased, Attah Azimma died during a fight with his...

The drought of federal appointments receded monday, as President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of chief executives for 13 parastatals and agencies.


A statement by the Director of Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi, indicated that the president appointed Alhaji Usman Abubakar as Chairman of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC).

Others who got jobs in the fresh wave of appointments are: Princess Gloria Akobundu, named as the National Coordinator and Chief Executive of New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD); Mr. Ahmed Bobboi, Executive Secretary, Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF); and Mr. Mamman Amadu, Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP).

According to the OSGF, the president also appointed Mr. Joseph Ari as Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF); Ms. Sharon Ikeazor, Director-General, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD); Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); and Mr. Osita Aboloma, Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

Mr. Simbi Wabote was named the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Monitoring Board (NCMB), while Mr. Umana Okon Umana becomes the Managing Director, Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority.
Ms. Sa’adiya Faruq is the new Federal Commissioner for National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons; while Ms. Yewande Sadiku will hold sway as Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).

At the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau got the president’s assent as the Executive Secretary of the agency.

Source:  Thisday

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -