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President Tinubu Names New CEOs for ITF, SON, CAC, 11 Other Agencies

President Tinubu Names New CEOs for ITF, SON, CAC, 11 Other Agencies 

By Adeke Chukwuka

President Bola Tinubu has confirmed the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers for various agencies and parastatals within the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.

Notable appointments include those for the Industrial Training Fund, Corporate Affairs Commission, and Standards Organization of Nigeria.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, revealed this in a statement on Friday.

He emphasized that these appointments align with President Tinubu’s commitment to rejuvenating Nigeria’s economy by promoting trade expansion, particularly through the facilitation of small, medium, and large-scale industries in the country.

The appointed heads for various agencies are as follows: Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN, for Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC); Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin for Industrial Training Fund (ITF); Kamar Bakrin for National Sugar Development Council (NSDC); Olufemi Ogunyemi for Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA); Nonye Ayeni for Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC); Aisha Rimi for Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC); and Bamanga Usman Jada for Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA).

Additional appointments include: Charles Odii for the Small and 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).

Ngelale stated that President Tinubu anticipates optimal performance from the new appointees in this vital sector, adhering to new key performance benchmarks set by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment. He emphasized that these appointments are effective immediately, following the president’s directive.

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