- President Buhari has appointed Alwan Ali Hassan as the acting managing director for the Bank of Agriculture
- The president's approval was sent to Muhammad Sabo Nanono, the minister of agriculture and rural development
- The president's approval was conveyed to the minister in a letter dated Tuesday, May 5
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Alwan Ali Hassan as the acting managing director for the Bank of Agriculture and the immediate dissolution of the Interim Management Team.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by Theodore Ogaziechi, the director information, PR Nigeria reports.
Buhari's approval in a letter dated Tuesday, May 5, was conveyed to the minister of agriculture and rural development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono.
Hassan who is a seasoned banker with over two decades of experience in the banking sector hails from Kano state.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and has served on the management boards of banks within and outside Nigeria.
Until his appointment, Hassan was chairman/CEO Midrange Universal Biz Ltd. The new acting MD for the Bank of Agriculture is married with children and a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors among others.
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari approved the appointment of Air Vice-Marshal Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed as the new director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria (NEMA).
The appointment was announced in a statement released by Willie Bassey, the director of information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in a statement on Saturday, May 2.
The appointment took effect from Thursday, April 30, 2020, “for an initial period of four years in accordance with Section 3 of the National Emergency Management Agency Act”.
Similarly, the president approved the appointment of retired Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Barrister Suleiman Abba, as the new chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund.
The report of the latest appointment was contained in a statement released on Wednesday, May 6, by Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity.
President Buhari also appointed Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto as the Executive Secretary of the fund.
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