President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new and returning Chief Executive Officers for agencies and parastatals under the Ministry of Communications, Innovations and Digital Economy.
In a statement on Wednesday, the presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, said Tinubu appointed Aminu Maida as the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The president appointed Nkechi Egerton-Idehen as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT).
Tinubu also appointed Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi as the DG/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), and Dr. Vincent Olatunji as the National Commissioner/CEO of the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC).
Also, the President appointed Tola Odeyemi as the Postmaster General/CEO of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).
Furthermore, the President has approved the appointment of Idris Alubankudi as the Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy.
Ngelale said the appointment is in line with the President’s determination to maximally leverage Nigeria’s proven technological and digital economic prowess to reposition the nation’s economy toward greater financial inclusion.
By this directive of the President, Ngelale stated that the above-mentioned appointments take immediate effect.