Bola Tinubu, current President, sanctioned the appointment of new Chief Executives for several organizations and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment on Friday.
As highlighted by Ajuri Ngelale, the Presidential Special Advisor on Media & Publicity, on Friday, these appointments are in tandem with Tinubu’s goal of fostering Nigeria’s economic rebound through industry expansion and trade diversity across all business scales.
The newly appointed roles come into immediate effect.
Among those appointed are Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN who now serves at the Corporate Affairs Committee; Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin will head the Industrial Training Fund; Kamar Bakrin is now at the National Sugar Development Council; Olufemi Ogunyemi is appointed to the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority; and Nonye Ayeni will lead the Nigeria Export Promotion Council.
Additionally, Aisha Rimi is now with the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission; Bamanga Usman Jada heads to the Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority; Charles Odii is now at the Nigeria Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency; Ifeanyi Chukwunonso Okeke serves at the Standards Organization of Nigeria; Rabiu Olowo will be at the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria; Anthony Atuche, CFA is now with the Nigeria Commodities Exchange; Veronica Safiya Ndanusa will head the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex; Lucia Shittu is at the Tafawa Balewa Square Board of Directors; and Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin will lead the National Automotive Design and Development Council.
The statement further noted that “Bola Tinubu anticipates that the new appointees in this pivotal sector will perform with excellence, in accordance with the performance benchmarks laid down by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.”