President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Bayero Salih-Farah as the new Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria.
Salih-Farah, whose appointment was made known in a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Public Affairs at the NITT, Mr Paul Mshelizah, would head the NITT for four years.
The new NITT boss appointment was communicated via a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari.
The letter read in part, “I am pleased to inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, by a letter Ref. No. PRES/99/MT/26, dated January 13, 2020, has approved your appointment as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, Zaria, Kaduna State.
“The appointment is for four years effective January 13, 2020, in accordance with Section 7 of the NITT Act Cap No. 116 LFN 2010.”
Naija News reports that Salih-Farah was on March 11, 1964, at Kagoro, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography in 1987 from the Usman Dan Fodio University formally the University of Sokoto.
He is also an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University as well as the NITT.