BREAKING: Tinubu Makes Fresh Appointment for Green Industrial Zone

BREAKING: Tinubu Makes Fresh Appointment for Green Industrial Zone

  • The Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) has been appointed as the lead arranger and developer of Evergreen City, Nigeria’s green industrial zone
  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu approved the green industrial zone appointment on Sunday, May 19
  • According to the presidential spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, the appointment is in line with Tinubu's commitment to industrial development journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

State House, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed the Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) as the lead arranger and developer of Evergreen City, Nigeria’s green industrial zone.

The appointment was in line with Tinubu’s commitment to the industrial development of Nigeria, which must meet the demands of the present and the future.

Read also

Jubilation as Tinubu gives appointment to ex-INEC chairman Jega, details emerge

Tinubu makes fresh appointment for green industrial zone
Dr Lazarus Angbazo is the CEO of InfraCorp Photo credit: @officialabat
Source: Facebook

The special adviser to President Tinubu on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, made this known in a statement on Sunday, May 19, while the statement was shared by the special assistant on Social Media, Olusegun Dada, via his X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @DOlusegun.

PAY ATTENTION: Share your outstanding story with our editors! Please reach us through!

According to the statement, Dr. Lazarus Angbazo, CEO of InfraCorp, holds a first-class Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics; a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Iowa, and a Doctorate degree in Corporate Finance from the New York University.

Angbazo was president and chief executive officer of General Electric (GE) in Nigeria, where he doubled the company's revenue.

He was also the CEO of General Electric Grid Solutions Africa and led GE's regional operations between 2008 and 2012 as president and CEO, West, East & Central Africa.

Read also

BREAKING: Senegalese President Faye visits Tinubu at Aso Villa, video, details emerge

"The President expects absolute dedication and professionalism to drive this critical project with the clear objective of making Nigeria the leading manufacturing hub in Africa for renewable energy technologies, green solutions, and climate-adaptation technologies for the maximum benefit of Nigerians and Africans at large."

Tinubu gives appointment to ex-INEC chairman Jega

Meanwhile, reported that Tinubu unveiled the appointment of the former chairman of INEC, Attahiru Jega, as the chairman of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University's governing council.

Jega's appointment was among the 155 list of others appointed as chairmen of the governing council of chairmen by President Tinubu.

President Tinubu's move followed a threat by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on a nationwide industrial strike over the failure of the government to constitute governing councils of universities.

Proofread by Kola Muhammed, journalist and copyeditor at


Adekunle Dada avatar

Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via

Online view pixel