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Buhari Appoints New TETFund Executive Secretary

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Nigeria’s President, Muhamadu Buhari has appointed Sunday Echono as the new Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).

Naija News reports that the spokesman of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben-Bem Goong made this known in a terse statement on Friday.

Goong said that Echono succeeds Prof. Sulaiman Elias Bogoro, whose five-year tenure will end on March 18, 2022.

He described Echono, the immediate past Permanent Secretary of the ministry, as an accomplished technocrat with a diverse wealth of experience spanning various sectors.

The statement reads: “President Muhamadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Arc Sunday S.T. Echono as the new Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). He takes over from Prof. Sulaiman Elias Bogoro whose 5-year tenure will end on 18th March 2022.”

“Described as an accomplished technocrat, Arc Echono brings to the job, a diverse wealth of experience spanning Infrastructure, business administration, procurement management, ICT and the education sectors.

“Prior to his appointment, he had served as Permanent Secretary Fed. Min of Education and Member, Board of Trustees of TETfund among other important National assignments.