- Another top appointment has been made into the trade and commerce sector
- Joseph Ari has been reappointed as the ITF boss
- The appointment will take effect on Septemeber 26, 2020, for another four years
Joseph Ari has been reappointed as the director-general of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) by President Muhammadu Buhari on another four-year term.
The approval for the reappointment was given by the president in a letter to the Ministry of Trade and Investment on Thursday, July 16, 2020.
Ari was appointed as the ITF DG in 2016 and his reappointment will take effect on September 26, 2020.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari has written to the Senate to approve the appointment of Lamido Yuguda as the new director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Ahmed Lawan, Senate president, made the disclosure while reading the letter seeking the approval of Yuguda's appointment during a plenary on Tuesday, May 18.
President Buhari also sought confirmation of three nominees, Reginald C. Karausa, Ibrahim D. Boyi and Obi Joseph as full-time commissioners of the commission.
“Pursuant to Section 3 and 5(1) of the Investment and Securities Act 2007, I write to request for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the following four nominees as Director-General and Commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),” the letter read in part.
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In a related development, President Buhari 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 in the country, 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.
The appointment will run for four years which may be renewed on another four-year term upon satisfactory performance.
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