Nigeria’s President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of 14 new Chief Executive Officers, CEOs, of several agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.
This was made known in a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Friday in Abuja.
According to Ngelale, the appointments were in line with Tinubu’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 following are the new chiefs executives;
1. Industrial Training Fund (ITF) — Afiz Oluwatoyin,
2. Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) — Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN,
3. Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) — Olufemi Ogunyemi
4.National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) — Kamar Bakrin
5. Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) — Nonye Ayeni
6.Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) — Rabiu Olowo
7. Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA) — Bamanga Jada
8. Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) — Aisha Rimi
9. Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) — Ifeanyi Okeke
10.Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) — Charles Odii
11.National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) — Oluwemimo Osanipin
12. Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFCMB) — Veronica Ndanusa
13. Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board (TBSMB) — Lucia Shittu
14. Nigeria Commodities Exchange (NCE) — Anthony Atuche, CFA
Ngelale opined that the president expects all new appointees to deliver in accordance with new key performance indicating benchmarks as established by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.