January 7, 2022, President Buhari Appoints Gbeleyi As FMBN Board Chairman
President Buhari has approved the appointment of Ayodeji Gbeleyi as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.
This was issued in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Friday, January 7, 2022.
January 5, 2022, President Buhari appoints economic adviser
With less than sixteen months to the end of his tenure, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Doyin Salami to serve as his first Chief Economic Adviser.
However, all along, the office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President had remained unoccupied. But two years ago, Salami, 59, a frontline economic scholar, was picked to head a hurriedly-inaugurated Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), which many said was established without reference to the National Economic Council (NEC) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
January 5, 2022, President Buhari Appoints Senator Margret Okadigbo As New NNPC Board Chairman, NNPC Board Members
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Senator Margret Chuba Okadigbo, wife of late former Senate President, Dr Chuba Okadigbo as the new Chairman of the board and management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. She replaces Senator Ifeanyi Ararume who was appointed four months ago.
The Group General Manager of the company, Mele Kolo Kyari, was named the Chief Executive Officer, and Umar I. Ajiya, Chief Financial Officer.
Other members of the board include; Dr Tajudeen Umar (North East), Mrs Lami O. Ahmed (North Central), Mallam Mohammed Lawal (North West), Engr. Henry Obih (South East), Barrister Constance Harry Marshal (South-South), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West).
In a statement issued on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mister Femi Adesina, President Buhari appointed the board in accordance with the power According to the statement, the appointments take effect from the date of the incorporation of NNPC Limited.
Also appointed are Executive Commissioners of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission. They are: Dr Nuhu Habib (Kano), Executive Commissioner, Development and Production, Dr Kelechi Onyekachi Ofoegbu (Imo), Executive Commissioner, Economic Regulations and Strategic Planning, Capt. Tonlagha Roland John (Delta), Executive Commissioner, Health, Safety, Environment and Community, and Jide Adeola (Kogi), Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services and Administration.
Earlier appointed were the Board Chairman, CEO, Executive Commissioner, Exploration and Acreage Management, and Executive Commissioner, Finance and Accounts.
In a similar vein, the new appointees at the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority are Francis Alabo Ogaree (Rivers), Executive Director, Hydrocarbon Processing, Mustapha Lamorde (Adamawa), Executive Director, Health, Safety, Environment and Community, Mansur Kuliya (Kano), Executive Director, Midstream and Downstream Gas Infrastructure Fund, Bashir Sadiq (Sokoto), Executive Director, Corporate Services and Administration, and Dr Zainab Gobir (Kwara), Executive Director, Economic Regulations and Strategic Planning.
They join the Board Chairman, Executive Director, Downstream Systems, Storage and Retailing Infrastructure, the CEO, and Executive Director, Finance and Accounts, who had earlier been appointed. For Midstream and Downstream Infrastructure Fund, new Council Members are; Mr Effiong Abia (Akwa Ibom), Bobboi Ahmed (Adamawa), and Engr. Abdullahi Bukar (Katsina).