President Tinubu Appoints New Leadership Across Communications, Innovation, Digital Economy Sectors

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new and returning chief executives to fresh terms in office across multiple agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy.

The new appointees, according to the President’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale include EVC/ CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Aminu Maida; MD / CEO, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Nkechi Egerton-Idehen; DG/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi; National Commissioner/ CEO, Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), Dr. Vincent Olatunji and Postmaster-General/ CEO, Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), Tola Odeyemi

Furthermore, in line with President Bola Tinubu’s determination to maximally leverage Nigeria’s proven technological and digital economic prowess to reposition the nation’s economy toward greater financial inclusion, the President also approved the appointment of a new Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy, Idris Alubankudi

By this directive of the President, according to Ngelale, the appointments had taken immediate effect.