Tinubu Appoints New Leadership For NCC, NIPOST, NIGCOMSAT

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new and returning Chief Executives for the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy.

The development was disclosed in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale on Wednesday.

Going by the statement, the former leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), and Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), were removed, while the one for National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) were returned to fresh terms in office.

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Their names are:

(1) EVC / CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) — Aminu Maida

(2) MD / CEO, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) — Nkechi Egerton-Idehen

(3) DG / CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) — Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi

(4) National Commissioner / CEO, Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) — Dr. Vincent Olatunji

(5) Postmaster General / CEO, Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) — Tola Odeyemi

Ngelale said, “in line with President Tinubu’s determination to maximally leverage 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”, he said.

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