GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

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: 2,338

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...
Alleged N919m fraud: EFCC, ICPC begin probe of...

Herdsmen attack: We have our own breed of...

Police destroy gun factory, recover 146 rifles in...

We were embarrassed in Jerusalem, says Clergy

Nigeria’s population now 198 million – NPC

Why it’s impossible to impeach Buhari – Dogara...

Herdsmen: Danjuma right on call for self-defence –...

Buhari, seven northern govs in closed-door meeting

Tell Anambrarians how you spent N75bn I left...

PDP blasts Buhari’s aide, Garba Shehu, says his...

CPC makes inquiry into Blue Band product

Anambra election: Fake electoral officer nabbed at INEC...

 

Latest News Biafra supporters protest against Buhari in London $5.3bn: Court strikes out EFCC case against Patience Jonathan Businessman attacks Keyamo in court over Buhari appointment Enugu govt moves to exploit world’s oldest iron smelting site INSCURITY: Don’t Be Ashamed to Seek Help From Outside, Ekweremadu Advises FG INEC plans to rig election for Buhari and APC – PDP Appeal court freezes Fayose’s account Nigerian youths are doing well – Osinbajo corrects Buhari Okorocha imposes N3,000 levy on all adults in Imo Senate recovers stolen mace, summons police, DSS over security breach 3rd anniversary: Wike to commission 34 projects Herdsmen, farmers’ clashes: Over 257 killed this year –FG

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (5,477 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (3,350 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (3,113 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (2,857 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (2,845 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (2,338 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (2,113 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (2,054 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (2,001 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (1,982 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (1,888 views) Chime not owner of Enugu Mall – Spar (1,741 views)

 

SECTIONS EDITORIAL (3) POLITICS (231) SOCIETY (82) SPORTS (3) BUSINESS (117) HEALTH (8) EDUCATION (10) ENTERTAINMENT (3) INTERNATIONAL (15) TECHNOLOGY (0) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (7)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands