Buhari Reappoints Okhiria As NRC Boss

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President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed the Managing Director(MD) Nigeria Railway Corporations ( NRC) , Fidet Okhiria for an additional four years.

Okhiria who hails from Ekpoma in Edo state, was first appointed as MD of the corporation on 24th October, 2016.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Magdalene Ajani, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director of public relations
Eric Ojiekwe on Wednesday in Abuja.

The statement reads in part: ” President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR vide letter Ref: No SH/COS/17/A/1698 dated 5th October, 2020 has approved the renewal of appointment of Engr.

“Freeborn Edetanlaen Okhiria, as the Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), in accordance with the relevant section of the Nigerian Railway Corporation Act. Cap 129, LFN, 2004.

“Engr. Freeborn Okhiria who was first appointed as MD of the corporation on 24th October, 2016 will continue his tenure effective 20th October, 2020 for a second and final four (4) year tenure”.

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