By Chuks Oyema-Aziken
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the tenure of six Chief Executive Officers of federal agencies.
A press statement from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) said that Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi retains the position of Corp Marshal/ Chief Executive Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for a second and final term of four (4) years with effect, from 24th July, 2018.
Dr. Jafaru Alunua Momoh remains Chief Medical Director, National Hospital,Abuja for a second and final term of four years, with effect, from 5th July, 2018.
Also, the Medical Director, National Orthopedic Hospital, Enugu State, Dr. Nwadinigwe Cajetan Uwatoronye, is reappointed for a second and final term of four years, with effect, from 30th May, 2018.
In the Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. Eli Jidere Bala remains Director General for a second and final term of five years with effect from 6th May, 2018.
At the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), Dr. Mohammed Jibrin will serve as Director General for a second and final term of four years with effect from 9th April, 2018.
The statement said that Prof. Mohammed Haruna will remain Executive Vice Chairman, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) for a second and final term of five years with effect from 3rd April, 2018.
The statement disclosed that President Buhari also approved fresh appointments of Dr. Ali Adamu as Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, Gombe State for an initial period of four (4) years with effect from 25th May, 2018 and Dr. Yaya Baba Adamu as Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarrawa State for an initial period of four (4) years with effect from 1st April, 2018.
“The Presidency has also approved the appointment of Ambassador Yahaya Lawal as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and International Relations,” the statement said.
“The Appointment is with effect from 1st April, 2018.
It added that the appointees were charged to live up to the high expectations of the public for prompt, conscientious and selfless service at all times. “The President urged them to regard public offices as trust that should not be betrayed.”