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Amosun’s Ally, Adewolu Appointed As Director Of NCC

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a trusted ally to the Ex-Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibukun Amosun’s to replace the former Director at Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Sunday Dare.

According to a statement signed by Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu was appointed to replace Dare at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) alongside other heads of some Federal Government agencies.

The statement reads partly, “Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons.

“He replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk.

“Dr. Chioma Ejikeme has been appointed Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, replacing Sharon O. Ikeazor, while Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi is now Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Information Technology Development Agency.

“For Executive Commissioner (Stakeholder Management) Nigerian Communications Commission, President Buhari has forwarded Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu’s name to the Senate for confirmation as a replacement for Sunday Akin Dare.

“The appointments take immediate effect.”

Prior to his appointment, Adewolu was a commissioner in Amosun’s cabinet and a  special assistant to former senate president Ken Nnamani, on legal and legislative matters (2005-2007).

He was also a member of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), a party employed by former governor Ibikunle Amosun, to rival the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state at the governorship poll.



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