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Buhari approves new appointments, renewal of officers’ tenure

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of chief executives and renewal of the tenure of some officers of parastatal agencies.

This is contained in a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha and issued by the Director of Information, Mr Willie Bassey, in his office.

According to the statement, Buhari ratified the appointment of Dauda Biu as the Corp Marshal/Chief Executive Officer, Federal Road Safety Commission with effect from December 23 for an initial term of four years.

Also, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye was re-appointed as the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, with an effective date of December 1, 2022, for a final term of five years.

Equally, Mr Lanre Gbajabiamila was re-appointed as Director-General National Lottery Regulatory Commission with effect from Nov. 21 for a final term of four years.

Meanwhile, five executive directors were re-appointed in four of the nation’s River Basin Development Authorities.

They are Bello Gwarzo, who was re-appointed as Executive Director (Planning), Hadejia Jama’area River Basin Development Authority with an effective date of Nov. 23 for a final term of three years.

Also, the duo of Olatunji Babalola, Executive Director (Engineering) and Adewale Adeoye, Executive Director(Planning and Design), have their positions renewed effective Nov. 23 for a final term of three years in office.

Also, Bashir Zango, Executive Director (Planning), Sokoto Rima Basin Development Authority has his tenure renewed with effect from November 23, 2022, for a final term of three years.

Mrs Mary Nwabunor, Executive Director (Agricultural Services), Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority was freshly appointed, effective December 19 for an initial term of three years.

The President congratulated all the appointees and urged them to bring their wealth of experience to bear on their duties.


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