President Bola Tinubu has approve the appointment of new leaders to head key agencies within the Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy sectors.
The decision, which was communicated through a statement signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), outlines the new and returning Chief Executives who will assume fresh terms in various agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy.
Among the notable appointments are Aminu Maida as the EVC/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nkechi Egerton-Idehen as the MD/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi as the DG/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Vincent Olatunji as the National Commissioner/CEO of the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), and Tola Odeyemi as the Postmaster General/CEO of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).
These appointments aligns with President Tinubu’s commitment to harnessing Nigeria’s technological and digital capabilities to enhance the nation’s economic growth and financial inclusion.
In line with the President’s vision for a technologically advanced Nigeria, a new Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy, Idris Alubankudi, has been appointed.
All the appointments are effective immediately, reflecting the administration’s determination to strengthen the nation’s position in the global digital landscape.
“Furthermore, in line with President Bola Tinubu’s determination to maximally leverage on Nigeria’s proven technological and digital economic prowess to reposition the nation’s economy toward greater financial inclusion, the President has approved the appointment of a new Special Adviser to the President.
“Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy — Idris Alubankudi”.
“By this directive of the President, the above-mentioned appointments take immediate effect”.