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Jonathan appoints Amb. Ayo Oke as the new chief of National Intelligence Agency.

Jonathan appoints Amb. Ayo Oke as the new chief of National Intelligence Agency.

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Ambassador Ayo Oke as the new Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). This has been confirmed by a State House press statement on November 7, 2013, Thursday.

The President also approved the appointments of Mr. E.O. Okafor (Anambra State) as Deputy Director-General (Operations), and Mr. Arap A. Yadam (Plateau State) as Deputy Director-General (Administration) of the NIA.

Ambassador Oke takes over from Ambassador Ezekiel Olaniyi Oladeji, whose tenure has elapsed.

Ambassador Oke was born in Oyo state. He is a career diplomat who was formerly at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. Until his appointment as Director-General, he was the Director (Regions) at the Headquarters of the NIA.

All the appointments are with immediate effect. 

Source: Legit.ng

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