Tinubu appoints new CEOs in NCC, NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, others


By Mathew Dadiya

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new and returning Chief Executives to fresh terms in office across multiple agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy

The president, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale on Wednesday in Abuja, named Aminu Maida the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) / CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); and Nkechi Egerton-Idehen as Managing Director / CEO, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT).

Tinubu also reappointed Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi for the second term as Director General / CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

He named Dr. Vincent Olatunji National Commissioner / CEO, Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC); Postmaster General / CEO, Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), Tola Odeyemi

In line with President Bola Tinubu’s determination to maximally leverage on Nigeria’s proven technological and digital economic prowess to reposition the nation’s economy toward greater financial inclusion, the President has also approved the appointment of Idris Alubankudi as a new Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy.

The above-mentioned appointments, according to the directive of the President, take immediate effect.