President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 14 new chief executive officers of several agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.
This was announced in a statement by his media aide Ajuri Ngelale on Friday in Abuja.
The statement said the appointments aligned with Tinubu’s resolve to base Nigeria’s economic revival on the foundation of trade expansion through small, medium and large-scale industry facilitation.
The new chief executives are:
- Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) — Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN,
- Industrial Training Fund (ITF) — Afiz Oluwatoyin,
- National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) — Kamar Bakrin
- Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) — Olufemi Ogunyemi
- Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) — Nonye Ayeni
- Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) — Aisha Rimi
- Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA) — Bamanga Jada
- Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) — Charles Odii
- Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) — Ifeanyi Okeke
- Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) — Rabiu Olowo
- Nigeria Commodities Exchange (NCE) — Anthony Atuche, CFA
- Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFCMB) — Veronica Ndanusa
- Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board (TBSMB) — Lucia Shittu
- National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) — Oluwemimo Osanipin
The statement said the president expects all new appointees to deliver in accordance with new key performance indicating benchmarks as established by the ministry.
It said all of the appointments were with immediate effect.