President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly approved the appointment of four new Non-Executive Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and two new Chief Executive Officers for some federal agencies.
Vanguard reports that the president has equally approved the renewal of the tenure of three Chief Executive Officers of other federal institutions.
Legit.ng gathered that this was contained in a statement issued Friday, June 22, in Abuja and signed by the permanent secretary (General Services Office), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle.
Those appointed to the CBN for an initial period of four years are:
1. Adeola Adetunji
2. Prof. Mike I. Obadan,
3. Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko and
4. Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo.
Other new appointees are:
1. Prof. Abdullahi Dasilva Yusuf as Chief Medical Director, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
2. Dr (Mrs) Pauline N. Ikwugbu as Provost, Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu, Enugu state.
Those whose appointments were renewed are:
1. Dr Ogbonnia Ibe-Enwo, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Unwana Afikpo, Ebonyi state
2. Arc. Olusegun Olarenwaju Aluko, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, IIaro, Ogun state;
3. Engr. (Prof.) Sunday Ohousi Onohaebi, Rector, National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi, Edo state.
“Mr President expects the new appointees to regard their appointments as a call to National Service and to carry out their responsibilities with uprightness, diligence and prompt response to the yearnings of the public,” the statement added.
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Legit.ng previously reported that President Buhari insisted that his administration’s policies are beyond ethnicity, religion and geographical lines; and reaffirmed his commitment to the rapid development of the country.
He made the assertion on Wednesday, June 20, while receiving the Grand Khalifa of Tijjaniya, Sheikh Ahmed Tijjani Ibrahim Inyass, at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa.
The president said that his administration will bring out the best in Nigeria, and promised to make the country the most beautiful place to visit in Africa.
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