President Bola Tinubu, on Friday, approved the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of some agencies and parastatals.
The agencies and parastatals fall under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.
This was contained in a statement issued by Presidential Spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale.
The appointments are with immediate effect.
According to the statement, the selection of the appointees aligns with the president’s resolve to base Nigeria’s economic revival on the foundation of trade expansion through small, medium, and large-scale industry facilitation in the country.
The list of new appointees includes Hussaini Ishaq Magaji for the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin for the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Kamar Bakrin for the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Olufemi Ogunyemi for the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), Nonye Ayeni for the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Aisha Rimi for the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), and Bamanga Usman Jada for the Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA).
Additionally, Charles Odii has been appointed for the Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Ifeanyi Chukwunonso Okeke for the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Rabiu Olowo for the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), Anthony Atuche, CFA, for the Nigeria Commodities Exchange (NCE), Veronica Safiya Ndanusa for the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFCMB), Lucia Shittu for the Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board (TBSMB), and Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin for the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC).
The statement noted that Tinubu expects the new appointees to optimally deliver following new key performance-indicating benchmarks as established by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment given the Renewed Agenda.