Buhari approves new appointments for three federal agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of three directors-general/chief executive officers of three Agencies under the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

The Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, announced the appointment Thursday in a statement emailed to PREMIUM TIMES.

“Mr. President enjoined the new appointees to use their expertise and varied experiences to reposition and reinvigorate the agencies,” Mr. Adekunle said in the statement. “He charged them to discharge their duties with utmost rectitude and sensitivity to Government’s commitment to enhancing mining and steel sector as a major driver of the Administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.”

The appointments are:

S/N ORGANIZATION APPOINTEE DESIGNATION EFFECTIVE DATE
1 National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency (NSRMEA), Kaduna Engr. Umar Albarka Hassan Director-General/ CEO Initial Period of Four (4) years, with effect from 12th July, 2018
2 National Metallurgical Development Centre, Jos Prof. (Engr.) Linus Okon Asuquo Director-General/ CEO Initial Period of Four (4) years, with effect from 12th July, 2018
3 Nigeria Institute of Mining and Geosciences, Jos Prof. (Engr.) Suleiman Bolaji Hassan Director-General/ CEO Initial Period of Four (4) years, with effect from 12th July, 2018

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