Buhari replaces heads of federal government agencies

THE Presidency on Wednesday announced that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of Federal Government agencies that were recently appointed as ministers.

According to a statement issued in Abuja by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Sen Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. He replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk.

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It said Dr Chioma Ejikeme has been appointed Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, replacing Sharon O. Ikeazor, while Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi is now Director-General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency.

As for Executive Commissioner (Stakeholder Management) Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the statement informed that President Buhari has forwarded Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu’s name to the Senate for confirmation as a replacement for Sunday Akin Dare.

The appointments take immediate effect, the statement said.

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