- Kashim Ibrahim-Imam has been appointed as the chairman of TETFUND's board of trustees
- The appointment was contained in a letter by the minister of education, Adamu Adamu, dated Thursday, May 14
- Ibrahim-Imam was the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno state in 2003 and 2007
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President Muhammadu Buhari has assented the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as chairman, board of trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
Ibrahim-Imam, a well-respected politician, was the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno state in the 2003 and 2007 gubernatorial elections respectively.
The news of his appointment was contained in a letter dated Thursday, May 14, directed to him by Adamu Adamu, minister of education, ThisDay reports.
The appointment, Legit.ng gathers, will run for four years which may be renewed on another four years upon satisfactory performance.
“I write to convey to you the approval of His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, of your appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) in Abuja with effect from May 14, 2020.
“The appointment is for a tenure of four years in the first instance and may be renewed for a further term of four years, upon satisfactory performance.
“The conditions of service and remunerations of this appointment are guided by the Public Service Rules and Extant Circulars. Please, accept my congratulations and sincere wishes for a successful tenure,” it read.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari has 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.
The president has also appointed Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto as the Executive Secretary of the fund.
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