Buhari Appoints New Heads Of Federal Education Agencies

Buhari Appoints New Heads Of Federal Education Agencies

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new chief executives for some agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education.

This was disclosed in a press statement released by Bem Goong, the Director Press  on Wednesday.

He listed the new appointees as: Professor Akpama Ibar as Executive Secretary, National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education; Professor Chinwe Anunobi, Director/CEO, National Library; and Prof. Musa Maitafsir as Director/CEO, National Teachers Institute.

“All the three appointments took effect from September 2 and would each be for an initial tenure of five years,” he said.

 Goong added that the president also approved the reappointment of the Registrar/CEO, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Josiah Ajiboye, for a second and final tenure of five years, with effect from August 1.

Also, Professor Bashir Usman has been reappointed as the Executive Secretary, National Commission For Nomadic Education, for a second and final tenure of five years.

The ministry spokesman said the appointments were rolled out in continuation of the sustained efforts by the federal government to further strengthen effective service delivery in the education sector.


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