Just in: President Buhari makes new appointments

Just in: President Buhari makes new appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five new executives for National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

Olusegun Adekunle, the permanent secretary of the general services office with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), made this known in a statement on Thursday, April 26, in Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports him as saying the president made the appointments following their confirmation by the senate.

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According to him, Anthony Ojukwu from Imo state is the new executive secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) with initial term of five years.

“Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, who hails from Ondo state, is the new executive director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with initial term of four years.

“Hon Chika Ama-Nwauwa also from Imo state has been appointed the new executive director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) also with initial term of four years.

“Nwogu N Nwogu from Abia state is the new executive director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with initial term of four years.

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“Prof James Momoh from Edo state is the new chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) also with five years initial term," he said.

The president directed that the appointments should take immediate effect.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, though in Bauchi currently, appealed to the people of Benue state not to cave in or allow themselves to be used by those he considered enemies of the country trying to bring it to a sorry point.

Buhari made the appeal in a statement by one of his spokespersons, Garba Shehu, late Thursday, April 26.

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