PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has
removed Ahmed Galadimawa Aminu as Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology
Development Fund (PTDF) and 12 other heads of Federal agencies and replaced
them with substantive ones.
While Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau has
been appointed to replace Aminu as the new Executive Secretary of PTDF, Buhari has approved the of appointment
Aboloma Osita Anthony as the new substantive Director General of Standard
Organisation of Nigeria (SON).
Secretary to the Government of the
Federation, Engineer Babachir Lawal, conveyed this in a statement made
available to newsmen on Monday in Abuja.
The statement indicated that Mr.
Joseph Ari has been appointed as the new Director-General of Industrial
Training Fund (ITF) while Engineer Usman Abubakar is the new Chairman of
Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC).
Other appointees and their
organisations include Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), Director-General National
Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Engineer Simbi Kesiye
Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Monitoring Board; Mamman Amadu,
Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) and Barrister Sharon
Ikeazor as Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate
The New Partnership for Africa’s
Development (NEPAD) Princess Akodundo Gloria as the new National Coordinator
and Chief Executive while the Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF) also has Alhaji Ahmed Bobboi new Executive
President Buhari also appointed
Umana Okon Umana as the new Managing Director of Oil and Gas Free Zone
Authority and Sa’adiya Faruq as the new Federal Commissioner for National
Commission for Refugees, Migrant and Internally Displaced Persons.
He has also appointed Yewande
Sadiku as the new Excutive Scretary of Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission