NewsOne Nigeria reports that Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday evening, approved the appointment of Prince Paul Ikonne as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA).
This reliable online news platform understands that Ikonne’s appointment as NALDA Executive Secretary was made known on Tuesday evening n a statement by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), by the Director of Information, Willie Bassey.
The statement reads as thus; “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prince Paul Ikonne as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), for initial period of five (5) years, effective 1st June 2020.
“Until the appointment, Mr Ikonne has been a founding father of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Abia State in 2014 and has held several responsibilities in the state to include; Commissioner for Lands between 2007-2008, as well as Commissioner for Works and Transport between 2008 to 2009 among others.
“President Buhari congratulates him on the appointment and urges him to bring his wealth of experience on the new assignment,” the statement added.
Meanwhile, the President’s new appointment for next level is coming barely 24 hours after President Buhari approved on Monday evening, the appointment of Mohammed Shehu as the new Secretary of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and the appointment of Bitrus Chinoko as the Director-General of the Centre for Management Development (CMD) Lagos.