President Bola Tinubu has endorsed the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers for various agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.
The announcement was made through a State House release issued by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity.
These appointments reflect Tinubu’s commitment to revitalizing Nigeria’s economy by focusing on trade expansion, especially through the facilitation of small, medium, and large-scale industries. The newly appointed CEOs include Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN (Corporate Affairs Commission); Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin (Industrial Training Fund); Kamar Bakrin (National Sugar Development Council); Olufemi Ogunyemi (Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority); Nonye Ayeni (Nigeria Export Promotion Council); Aisha Rimi (Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission); Bamanga Usman Jada (Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority); and Charles Odii (Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria).
Additional appointees encompass Ifeanyi Chukwunonso Okeke (Standards Organisation of Nigeria); Rabiu Olowo (Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria); Anthony Atuche, CFA (Nigeria Commodities Exchange); Veronica Safiya Ndanusa (Lagos International Trade Fair Complex); Lucia Shittu (Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board); and Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin (National Automotive Design and Development Council).
Tinubu expects these newly appointed officials to perform optimally, adhering to the new key performance indicators set by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.