Buhari okays appointments of new heads of education agencies

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new chief executives for some agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education.

According to the apex government, appointments were rolled out in continuation of the sustained efforts by it to further strengthen effective service delivery in the education sector.

The appointments were made known in a statement signed by Bem Goong, the Director, Press And Public Affairs in the ministry on Wednesday.

He listed the new appointees as: Prof. Akpama Ibar as Executive Secretary, National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education; Prof. Chinwe Anunobi, Director/CEO, National Library; and Prof. Musa Maitafsir as Director/CEO, National Teachers Institute.

”All the three appointments took effect from September 2 and would each be for an initial tenure of five years,” he said.

Goong added said that the president also approved the reappointment of the Registrar/CEO, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, for a second and final tenure of five years, with effect from August 1.

Similarly, Prof. Bashir Usman has been reappointed as the Executive Secretary, National Commission For Nomadic Education, for a second and final tenure of five years.