- A new registrar-general has been appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria
- The new appointment ws made by the ministry of industry, trade and investment on Thursday, January 9
- Garba Abubakar who joined the commission in April 2004 as principal manager compliance has resumed duty
The Nigerian government on Thursday, January 9, appointed, Garba Abubakar, as the registrar-general of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
Announcing the appointed, the head of public affairs of the commission, Moses Adaguusu, said Abubakar's appointment was sent to the commission's headquarters in Abuja through the ministry of industry, trade and investment.
Adaguusu in a statement said the new registrar-general who joined the commission in April 2004 as principal manager compliance has resumed duty.
Abubakar rose to the position of a director in January 2016 and later became the special adviser to the former registrar-general between August 2017 and October 2017.
Before joining the CAC, Abubakar worked with the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, formerly National Provident Fund, as Compliance Officer between 1991 and 1993.
Abubakar, a member of the governing council of the Nigerian Bar Association from March 2017 till date, Abubakar worked at the NICON Insurance between June 1995 and December 1997.
He is also a member of Inter-Agency Committee Against Money Laundering and Terrorists Financing from 2007 till date and CAC focal on Open Government Partnership and a member, in-house committee on the review of the Companies and Allied Matters Matters Act (CAMA), among others.
Being a native of Bauchi state, Abubakar was born on October 7, 1966, and Abubakar is married with children.
He is also a graduate of Law from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was called to the Nigeria Bar in 1989.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Buhari appointed nine new permanent secretaries for a different department, ministries and agencies in Nigeria.
The appointment was made known by Folasade Yemi-Esan, the acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, on Wednesday, December 4.
Yemi-Esan said the new appointees will soon be sworn in and portfolios will be assigned to them.
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