Again, Buhari Makes Fresh Appointments 4 Days to Hand Over
- President Muhammadu Buhari made fresh appointments just four days before the end of his administration on Monday, May 29
- The latest appointment announced on Thursday was that of Garzali Abubakar as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Development Fund
- The president's spokesperson, Garba Shehu, made the appointments public and added that President Buhari also nominated the Chairman and members of the Board of the organisation
FCT, Abuja -In another last-minute appointment, President Muhammadu Buhari has announced Garzali Abubakar as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Development Fund.
According to Premium Times, the appointment was announced in a statement issued by a presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, on Thursday, just four days before President Buhari would hand over to the incoming administration on Monday, May 29.
“The president also approved the appointment of the following as Chairman and members of the Board of the organisation.”
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The list of others anointed by the President includes Aduke Hussain as Chairman, Hussaini Mohammed (North Central Representative), Mohammed Umar (North West Representative), Abdulsalam Ahmed (North East Representative), Stella Uzokwe (South East Representative), Stephen Ikata (South-South Representative) and Olufunlayo Oluwole Faloye (South West Representative).
Buhari makes top security appointment ahead of Tinubu’s inauguration
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 11, appointed the retiring Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Garba Baba Umar, as a Senior Security Adviser (SSA) on international police cooperation and counter-terrorism in the office of the minister of police affairs.
According to the presidency, Umar's appointment was to enable Nigeria to keep the critical position and make way for him to complete his nationally beneficial tenure as an executive member of the International Police Organisation (INTERPOL) Headquarters.
President Buhari makes another crucial appointment as Tinubu is set to succeed him
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Dr Tosan Erhabor as the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN).
This was disclosed in a statement released by the media and public relations director at the Ministry of Health, Ahmadu Chindaya.
Legit.ng gathered that Erhabor's second and final term would take effect on June 9, 2023, and span four years.