In a groundbreaking move, President Bola Tinubu has ushered in a new era by appointing Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) to spearhead pivotal agencies and parastatals within the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.
This reinvigorated focus aims to provide a robust foundation for Nigeria’s economic resurgence.
Tinubu’s commitment to reshaping Nigeria’s economic future is evident in the appointments made to key agencies and parastatals:
Hussaini Ishaq Magaji assumes the role of CEO at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), bringing a fresh perspective to this pivotal institution.
Afiz Ogun Oluwatoyin has been chosen to lead the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), a vital organization dedicated to improving the nation’s workforce through skill development.
Kamar Bakrin takes the helm at the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), steering the nation towards self-sufficiency in sugar production.
Olufemi Ogunyemi’s appointment at the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) emphasizes the country’s commitment to expanding its export capabilities.
Nonye Ayeni is set to lead the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), with a focus on increasing the global presence of Nigerian exports.
Aisha Rimi is entrusted with the responsibility of spearheading the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), driving foreign investments into the nation.
Bamanga Usman Jada takes charge at the Oil & Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA), enhancing the oil and gas industry’s growth.
Charles Odii’s appointment to the Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) promises a renewed focus on supporting small and medium-sized businesses.
Ifeanyi Chukwunonso Okeke leads the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), emphasizing the importance of quality standards in the nation.
Rabiu Olowo is entrusted with ensuring financial transparency and accountability as the CEO of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN).
Anthony Atuche’s appointment at the Nigeria Commodities Exchange (NCE) aims to revitalize the commodities market, promoting trade in this critical sector.
Veronica Safiya Ndanusa takes the helm at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFCMB), aiming to rejuvenate trade fairs in Nigeria.
Lucia Shittu is entrusted with preserving and promoting the rich heritage of Tafawa Balewa Square as the CEO of its Management Board.
Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin leads the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), promoting innovation in the automotive sector.
Under President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda, these newly appointed CEOs are expected to deliver optimally, adhering to new key performance indicators established by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.