Buhari Announces Appointment Of Son-In-Law As Head Of Federal Border Agency

Buhari Announces Appointment Of Son-In-Law As Head Of Federal Border Agency

By Abdul Jummai | Politics Reporter on November 17, 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Jummai Alhassan, Bashir Ahmaad
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five chief executive officers and two executive directors of some federal agencies.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by Olusegun Adekunle, a permanent secretary (general services) office of the secretary to the government of the federation on Friday, November 16, 2018, in Abuja.

Junaid Abdullahi, who was married to Buhari’s first daughter who passed away in 2014 during childbirth, was appointment as the executive secretary, Border Communities Development Agency, BDCA, with effect from September 22, 2018, for an initial period of four years.

The statement also announced the appointment of Okechukwu Ukwuoma, the director-general, National Centre for Technology Management, NACETEM, is re-appointed for a final term of four years with effect from July 22, 2018.

Also, Victor Adetiloye, chief medical director, CMD, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, was re-appointed for the final term of four years with effect from September 22, 2018.

President Buhari also approved the appointment of Abdul-Jalil Suleiman as the director-general, Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa, DTCA, for an initial term of four years with effect from September 17, 2018.

Also appointed was Bassey Abasi as chief medical director, CMD, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, for an initial term of four years with effect from September 22, 2018.

The president also appointed Mojoyi Dekalu-Thomas as executive director (Liability Management) of Electricity Liability Management Company, NELMCO, for an initial term of four years with effect from September 20, 2018.

Chinedum Olisakwe- Lawrence’s appointment was renewed as the executive director (Corporate Services) of Electricity Liability Management Company, NELMCO, for a second term of four years with effect from September 20, 2018.

The president enjoined the appointees to regard their appointments as a call to national service and to carry out their responsibilities with uprightness, diligence and prompt response to the yearnings of the public.

He also charged them to bring their wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of their duties.

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