Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments

By Tony Edike on 30/12/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 4,163

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

According to a statement from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, the President also appointed some Nigerians to fill the board positions, including 209 chairmen and 1,258 members.

The statement read, “Mr. President considered the approval for the constitution of the boards as well as the appointments, very necessary, so as to provide a proper governance and oversight structure for government agencies and parastatals.

“The constitution of the boards with the appointments, is a demonstration of this government’s efforts aimed at building strong institutions of governance, and by extension, improving the quality of policy formulation and supervision.

“While these appointments represent a substantial number of hitherto pending board appointments, some more appointments are still being processed and will be released in due course.

“The appointments take immediate effect and honourable ministers are advised to inaugurate the boards after letters of appointment have been issued.”

Prominent among the appointees is a former Ekiti State Governor, Niyi Adebayo, who will be serving on the board of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria alongside Akingbesote Akinyeye, Suleiman Mohammed and Bello Babura.

Chief Bode Mustapha and Mr. Festus Keyamo will also be serving on the board of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation alongside Alhaji Garba Buba, Bello Garba, Gen. J.O.J. Okoloagu, Mudashiru Mustapha and Adewole Adeleke.

On the board of Sheda Science and Technology Complex are Senator Ayo Arise, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, Kevin Njideaka, Rotimi Erogbogbo, Bala Abdullahi, Shuaibu Bukkuyum, Mohammed Us, Kolawole Yusuf, Inuwa Mangoron and Gale Idriss.

The General Overseer of Foundation of Truth Ministry, Lagos State, Revd. Yomi Kasali, was appointed on the board of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission alongside Emmanuel Ebomuche, Ezekiel Agazu, Israel Akanji, Anthony Fasipe, Jidda Musa, Yusuf Biniyat and Forgiven Amachree.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and others are on the board of the National Boundary Commission while Gen. John Shagaya and others made the list of the National Institute for Policy and Strategy Studies.

Osinbajo is also chairing the Border Communities Development Agency, the National Planning Commission and the National Space Research and Development Agency.

The President himself is chairing the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure and the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority.

Other agencies that have their boards reconstituted are the National Commission for Refugees, Federal Road Safety Commission, National Lottery Trust Fund, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Federal Institute for Industrial Research, Oshodi and Project Development Institute.

Others are the Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology, Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research, National Space Research and Development Agency, National Biotechnology Development Agency, National Board for Technology Incubation,  Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute, Nigerian Leather Science Technology, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion  and Nigeria Airspace Management Agency.

They also include Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria; Nigerian Meteorological Agency; Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority; Nigerian Geological Survey Agency; National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency; National Metallurgical Development Centre, Jos; Council of Nigerian Mining Engineers and Geoscientists; National Iron Ore Mining Company, Itakpe; Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun; Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority; Petroleum Equalisation Fund; Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board; and Nigeria Customs Service.

 

 

Posted 30/12/2017 6:16:49 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Osinbajo blames PDP for poor economy

Herdsmen, farmers’ clashes: Over 257 killed this year...

With 87m poor citizens, Nigeria overtakes India as...

Police investigate fire outbreak in Enugu timber market...

Benue former speaker, others lose bid to vacate...

SURE-P Scam: Former Permanent Secretary forfeits N664 million,...

2019: INEC registering foreigners to vote next year...

NUJ applauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for maintaining excellent labour...

US gives $453,568 to 45 Nigeria Civic Organizations...

Buhari didn’t want alliance with Tinubu in 2015...

Entire 34 Catholic bishops in Chile resign en-masse...

Hundreds of Canadian doctors demand lower salaries

 

Latest News Economy in bad shape, tougher times ahead – Pres. Buhari Osinbajo blames PDP for poor economy VP debate: You can’t shutdown economy to fight corruption – Peter Obi tells FG 2019 presidency: Court sacks Donald Duke, declares Jerry Gana as SDP flag bearer Anambra FRSC boss dies in auto crash INEC, PDP disagree over alleged 3,000 illegal polling units Anambra South: Court sacks APGA Senatorial candidate, nullifies primary election result Presidency endorses 65-year retirement age for teachers Buhari signs peace pact as Atiku claims he was denied invitation Dozie Ikedife is dead, to be buried today Man, 35, commits suicide after strangling his four children to death Ugwuanyi bags Grassroots Development Governor of the Year award

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (7,239 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (5,955 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (5,653 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (5,124 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (5,026 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (4,163 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (3,973 views) Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi (3,968 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (3,901 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (3,880 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (3,876 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (3,835 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (710) EDITORIAL (6) POLITICS (396) SOCIETY (104) SPORTS (13) BUSINESS (231) HEALTH (16) EDUCATION (19) ENTERTAINMENT (8) INTERNATIONAL (30) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (10)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands