Several agencies and parastatals within the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment have new Chief Executive Officers that have been approved by President Bola Tinubu.
Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, made the announcement in a press release published by the State Department on Friday.
According to Ngelale, Tinubu’s nomination is in line with his plan to rebuild Nigeria’s economy by easing restrictions on businesses large and small.
Hussaini Ishaq Magaji, SAN, has been appointed to head the Corporate Affairs Commission; Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin, to head the Industrial Training Fund; Kamar Bakrin, to head the National Sugar Development Council; Olufemi Ogunyemi, to head the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority; Nonye Ayeni, to head the Nigeria Export Promotion Council; Aisha Rimi, to head the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission; Bamanga Usman
Veronica Safiya Ndanusa (Lagos International Trade Fair Complex); Lucia Shittu (Tafawa Balewa Square Management Board); and Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin (National Automotive Design and Development Council) are among the others.
A new key performance indication baseline has been set by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment, and the President has stated his expectation that all new appointees will perform at or above that benchmark.