Tinubu appoints new CEOs for NIMC, DTAC


President Bola Tinubu has directed the commencement of 90-day pre-retirement leave for the Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission, Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, with effect from August 24, 2023, leading to his eventual retirement from service on November 24, 2023.

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Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, said in a statement on Tuesday that the President has also approved the appointment of Bisoye Coker-Odusote to serve as the acting Director-General/CEO of the NIMC for a 90-day period, with effect from August 24, 2023, after which, a full term of four years will begin as the substantive NIMC Director-General/CEO, beginning on November 24, 2023.

Furthermore, Ngelale said President Tinubu approved the appointment of Yusuf Buba Yakub to serve as the Director/CEO of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps.

“This follows the recent expiration of tenure of the former DTAC Director/CEO, Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi. This appointment takes immediate effect,” Ngelale said.