Olawumi’s appointment took effect from December 23.
The Federal Government on Tuesday announced the appointment of Johnson Olawumi as the new Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, Mr. Olawumi’s appointment took effect from December 23.
Mr. Olawumi, who hails from Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State, attended the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, and was commissioned into the Nigerian Army on September 23, 1989.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the Nigerian Defence Academy and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florin.
Mr. Olawumi, who also has a Master’s degree in Defence Studies from the Kings College, London, is happily married and has children.
The statement also announced the appointment of Ibrahim Waziri as Chairman, Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN. Mr. Waziri’s appointment took effect from December 24.
According to the statement, Mr. Waziri, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and an MBA from the University of Lagos, served as a non-executive Director of First Bank of Nigeria.
He also served as a member of the Federal Government Technical Committee on Expenditure Review that advised the government on enhancing value of overhead expenditure and reducing waste in government spending.
It said that Waziri attended various local and International trainings and conferences, including the famous University Executive Management Programme and the Oxford University Advance Management Programme.
“He was Group Executive Director, Corporate Service at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) between 2003 and 2009 and is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School,” the statement said.
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