President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments in 13 Federal Government agencies. The appointments according to a statement by the Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, include: Mr. Joseph Ari as Director-General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF); Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) as Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). Others are Engineer Simbi Kesiye Wabote as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Monitoring Board, while the new Director-General of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) is Aboloma Osita Anthony. Also appointed at the Director-General of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is Mamman Amadu.
Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has Barrister Sharon Ikeazor as Executive Secretary; New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) National Coordinator/CEO is Princess Akodundo Gloria; Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF) new Executive Secretary is Alhaji Ahmed Bobboi;Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority has Umana Okon Umana as Managing Director.Others are Sa’adiya Faruq as Federal Commissioner for the National Commission for Refugees, Migrant and Internally Displaced Persons; Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) new Chairman is Engineer Usman Abubakar;Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau as the Executive Secretary and Yewande Sadiku is the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).