President Tinubu Appoints New Leadership Across Industry, Trade, Investment Sectors

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new chief executive officers of several agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, in line with his 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 new chief executives, according to a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, the president’s special adviser on Media & Publicity, included the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN; Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin; National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Kamar Bakrin; Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), Olufemi Ogunyemi and Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC),Nonye Ayeni.

Others are Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Aisha Rimi; Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA), Bamanga Usman Jada; Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Charles Odii; Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Ifeanyi Chukwunonso Okeke; Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), Rabiu Olowo; Nigeria Commodities Exchange (NCE), Anthony Atuche, CFA; Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFCMB), Veronica Safiya Ndanusa; Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board (TBSMB), Lucia Shittu; and National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin.

Ngelale stated that in view of the Renewed Hope Agenda of the President’s administration, President Bola Tinubu expected all new appointees in this critical sector to optimally deliver in accordance with new key performance indicating benchmarks as established by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.

By this directive of the President, according to him, all of the listed appointments had taken immediate effect.