Buhari appoints heads for education agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new chief executives for some agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education.

The appointments were said to be in continuation of efforts by the Federal Government to strengthen effective service delivery in the education sector.

The appointments were made known in a statement signed by Mr Bem Goong, the Director, Press And Public Affairs in the ministry, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

The new appointees are: Prof Akpama Ibar, Executive Secretary, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education; Prof Chinwe Anunobi, Director/CEO, National Library; and Prof Musa Maitafsir as Director/CEO, National Teachers Institute.

All the three appointments took effect from the September 2 and would each be for an initial tenure of five years,” the statement said.

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Goong added said that President Buhari also approved the reappointment of the Registrar/CEO, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof Josiah Ajiboye, for a second and final tenure of five years, with effect from August 1.

Similarly, Prof Bashir Usman has been reappointed as the Executive Secretary, National Commission For Nomadic Education, for a second and final tenure of five years.

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