- The federal government on Friday, March 4, announced the appointment of a new executive secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund
- Sonny Echono, the immediate past permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, takes over from Prof. Sulaiman Elias Bogoro
- The director, press and public relations of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, made the disclosure through a statement
This was disclosed in a statement released by Ben Goong, the director, press and public relations of the Federal Ministry of Education on Friday morning, March 4.
In another report by Daily Trust, Echono, a retired permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, takes over from Professor Suleiman Bogoro whose five-year tenure ends March 18, 2022.
Prior to his appointment, he had served as a member, board of trustees of TETfund among other important national assignments.
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The statement reads:
“President Muhamadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Arc Sunday S.T. Echono as the new Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
“Described as an accomplished technocrat, Arc Echono brings to the job, diverse wealth of experience spanning Infrastructure, business administration, procurement management, ICT and the education sectors."
President Buhari makes new NPA appointment
Legit.ng previously reported that Buhari approved the appointment of Mohammed Bello Koko as the substantive Managing Director for the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
This was disclosed in a statement released by the spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Eric Ojiekwe.
Legit.ng gathers that the appointment is to take effect immediately. The statement read:
“The President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the appointment of Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko as the substantive Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority."
Shakeup in Aso Villa as President Buhari sacks Aisha's aides
Meanwhile, President Buhari in what might be termed a serious shakeup on Saturday, February 12, redeployed some of the aides of First Lady Aisha Buhari and disengaged others.
The president also appointed a former lawmaker, Muhammad Zorro, as the senior special assistant on public affairs and strategy to the office of the First Lady.
Moreover, three aides of the first lady have also been redeployed to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha.