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Tinubu appoints CEOs for CAC, FRCN, SON, ITF, 10 other agencies

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.

Tinubu said the appointments are 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.

A statement issued by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Friday listed the agencies and parastatals and their CEOS.

The Corporate Affairs Commission is now headed by Hussaini Ishaq Magaji; Industrial Training Fund, Afiz Ogun 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 and Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA), Bamanga Usman Jada.

Others are: 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; Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFCMB), Veronica Safiya Ndanusa; Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board (TBSMB), Lucia Shittu and the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin.

According to Ngelale, in view of the Renewed Hope Agenda of his administration, 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, all of the listed appointments take immediate effect,” he said.

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