President Buhari approves appointment of new heads of federal agencies

President Buhari approves appointment of new heads of federal agencies

- President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of four non-executive directors for the Central Bank of Nigeria

- The president also appointed Prof. Abdullahi Dasilva Yusuf as Chief Medical Director, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital

- President Buhari urged the new appointees to regard their appointments as a call to national service

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads of federal agencies and renewed others.

Information on the appointments are in a statement signed by Olusegun Adekunle, the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday in Abuja.

For the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Adeola Adetunji, Prof. Mike Obadan, Prof. Justitia Nnabuko and Prof. Ummu Jalingo were appointed as Non-Executive Directors.

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According to the statement, their appointment is to take effect from June 7, 2018 for an initial period of four years.

Also, Prof. Abdullahi Dasilva Yusuf was appointed as Chief Medical Director, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, for an initial period of four years, with effect from June 19, 2018.

Dr Pauline N. Ikwugbu is the new Provost, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, for an initial period of four years, with effect from March 19, 2018.

Other appointments renewed by Buhari are as follows: Dr Ogbonnia Ibe-Enwo as Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Unwana Afikpo, Ebonyi, for a second term of four years, with effect from Aug. 7, 2018.

Also, Olusegun Olarenwaju Aluko has been reappointed as Rector, Federal Polytechnic, IIaro, Ogun State for a second term of four years, with effect from Sept. 25, 2018.

Prof. Sunday Onohaebi, Rector, National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi, Edo, also reappointed for final term of four years, with effect from July 25, 2018.

The president urged the new appointees to regard their appointments as a call to national service.

He also urged them to carry out their responsibilities with diligence and prompt response to the yearnings of the public.

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In a previous report by Legit.ng, hours after the conclusion of GCFR posthumous award to Late MKO Abiola, President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the renewal of the tenure of six chief executive officers of federal agencies.

Buhari also approved the appointment of two new chief executive officers of federal agencies and one senior special assistant.

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