- Dr Adamu Tutuwa is the new substantive Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO)
- Tutuwa's appointment has been approved by President Buhari, according to a statement released on Friday, May 20
- Until her new appointment.Tutuwa was the director of the Biotechnology Centre of the National Biotechnology Development Agency
Aso Rock, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Adamu Tutuwa as the substantive Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos.
Legit.ng gathers that Tutuwa was the director of the Biotechnology Centre of the National Biotechnology Development Agency in Jalingo, Taraba, until her new appointment.
Tutuwa’s vast experience in science research and development, according to the statement, would come in handy as a veritable tool to give FIIRO a further push into the commonwealth of renowned scientific, technology, and research nations.
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“With her core competence in biotechnology and her affiliation to scientific donor agencies, hopes are high that her new constituency will benefit therein,” the statement added.
Tutuwa’s appointment takes effect from May 10, 2022, with a five-year nonrenewable tenure, The Nation also reported.
President Buhari reportedly appoints new director-general for NYSC
In a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly approved the appointment of Brigadier-General Mohammed Fada as the new director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Fada who is from Yobe state will take over from Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim who has spent two tenures. An anonymous source confirmed the development on Tuesday, May 17.
“The Federal Government has appointed a new Director-General for the NYSC; he’s Brigadier General Mohammed Fada from Yobe State.
"He was in NYSC on Tuesday and has been briefed by the outgoing DG, Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim," the source was quoted to have said.
President Buhari appoints new CG for fire service
Similarly, President Buhari has approved the appointment of Abdulganiyu Jaji as the new Controller General (CG) of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) with effect from Friday, April 22.
The approval was disclosed in a statement signed by Aisha Rufai, Secretary to the Civil Defence, Immigration and Prisons Service Board (CDIPB) on Tuesday, April 26, in Abuja.
Jaji was the Deputy Controller General (DCG) in charge of Administration and Supplies at the FFS before his appointment as CG.