President Buhari appoints heads of some federal agencies

Timothy Choji, Abuja

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of Federal Government agencies that were recently appointed as ministers.

Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. He replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk.

Dr. Chioma Ejikeme has been appointed Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, replacing Sharon O. Ikeazor, while Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi is now Director General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency.

For Executive Commissioner (Stakeholder Management) Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), President Buhari has forwarded Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu’s name to the Senate for confirmation as replacement for Sunday Akin Dare.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who announced the new appointments via a statement he issued on Tuesday, said the appointments take immediate effect.

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