Jonathan approves boards of nine parastatals

President Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan has approved the constitution of the Board of Directors of nine Federal Government parastatal.

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the constitution of the Board of Directors of nine Federal Government agencies.

They are the Federal Mortgage Bank, Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA; Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN; National Examination Council, NECO; Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC; and Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone, Port Harcourt.

Others are the Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON; Voice of Nigeria, VON; and the Agricultural Research Development Council of Nigeria.

This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja and signed by Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

In the statement, Bisi Ogunjobi was named as Chairman of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN, which has nine members.

The Minister of FCT, Bala Mohammed was also named as Chairman of the eight-member FCDA board;

Ben Murray Bruce was named as Chairman of FRCN which has 11 members; and Paddy Njoku as chairman of NECO, which has 18 members.

President Jonathan also named Grace Clark as Chairman of the 11-member NEPC board; Chris Asoluka as chairman of the 15-member Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone , Port Harcourt; and Abubakar Mustapha as chairman of the nine-member SON.

The nine-member Voice of Nigeria has Andy Aghaji as Chairman; while the 16-member Agricultural Research Development Council of Nigeria has Olabode Mustapha as Chairman.

The statement said the dates for inauguration of the boards would be announced in due course.

NAN