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President Buhari Re-appoints BPE’s DG, Alex Okoh

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Alexander Ayoola Okoh as the Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).

Naija News reports that Okoh’s re-appointment was for a second term of four years.

The reappointment is in accordance with the provision of Section 17 (1)(a) and (2)(a) of the Public Enterprise (Privatization & Commercialization) Act, 1999.

A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said the renewal will take effect from April 10, 2021.

It added that, “The BPE is the Federal Government agency charged with economic reforms especially the privatization & commercialization of government-owned enterprises in the country. BPE also serves as the secretariat of the National Council on Privatization.

“In the last four years, BPE has witnessed a notable invigoration in its activities.”

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.