- The appointment of the director-general of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has been renewed by President Buhari
- The renewal was approved by the Nigerian leader and announced on Thursday, March 25
- The new BPE boss' appointment takes effect from Saturday, April 10.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Alexander Ayoola Okoh as the Director-General Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).
The president's approval was announced by the presidency in a series of tweets via its official Twitter account on Thursday, March 25.
Legit.ng gathered that Okoh's second term will last for another 4 years starting from Saturday, April 10.
According to the statement, BPE is the federal government agency charged with economic reforms and also serves as the secretariat of the National Council on Privatization.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Oyebode Oyetunde has been appointed as the Executive Director for Nigeria at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.
Oyetunde's appointment was approved by President Buhari on Tuesday, March 16. Until his latest appointment, Oyetunde served as the senior special assistant to the president on finance and fiscal policy as well as legal matters in the office of the chief of staff to Buhari.
In a related development, President Buhari on Thursday, February 18, approved the appointment of Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as the executive secretary of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
According to Willie Basset, the director of information of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Orji's appointment will last for five years starting from Saturday, February 19.
In his message to Orji, the president charged him to use his new office to uphold transparency, diligence, and honesty in the country.
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