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President Buhari Approves Two Federal Appointments




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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of the Chief Executives of two federal parastatals.

Naija News reports that this was disclosed in circular from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), press and public relations department and signed by Willie Bassey, Director, Information in the office.

The circular disclose that Bello Maigari was reappointed as the Executive Secretary/CEO, National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) effective 26th February, 2023 for a final term of four years.

Also, Dr. Gambo G. Aliyu was reappointed as Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) effective 26th June 2023 for a final term of four years.

“The President congratulates all the appointees and urges them to bring their wealth of experience to bear on their duties,” the circular said.

Buhari Assents To Copyright, Medical School Bills

Meanwhile, two bills recently passed by the 9th National Assembly were signed by President Buhari into law.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Nasiru Ila disclosed this in a statement titled ‘Buhari Assents to Copyright Right, Federal College of Medical Laboratory Science and Technology Jos Bills.’

Ila noted that President Buhari assented to the bills on March 17.

The statement reads, “COPYRIGHT ACT 2022: This Act repeals the Copyright Act, Cap C28, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, and enact the Copyright Act, 2022, to provide for the regulation, protection and administration of copyright. The enactment of the new Copyright Act has again demonstrated the commitment of this administration to re-energising Nigeria’s creative economy and making it more globally competitive in the digital age.

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“The principal objectives of the new law, as outlined in Section 1 are to: protect the rights of authors and ensure just rewards and recognition for their intellectual efforts; provide appropriate limitations and exceptions to guarantee access to creative works; facilitate Nigeria’s compliance with obligations arising from relevant international copyright treaties and conventions; and enhance the capacity of the Nigerian Copyright Commission for effective regulation, administration, and enforcement.”