President Bola Tinubu has announced the appointment of new leaders.
On Tuesday, President Tinubu named Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the acting Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
This decision coincides with the directive for the initiation of a 90-day pre-retirement leave for the current NIMC DG, Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, effective from August 24, 2023. Aziz is set to retire from service on November 24, 2023.
A statement released by the President’s Spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, conveyed the details of the appointments.
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According to the statement, President Tinubu sanctioned the appointment of Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the Acting Director-General/CEO of the NIMC. Coker-Odusote’s tenure as acting DG is scheduled for 90 days, commencing on August 24, 2023.
Following this interim period, she will assume a full four-year term as the substantive NIMC Director-General/CEO, beginning on November 24, 2023.
The announcement also encompassed the appointment of Yusuf Yakub as the Director/CEO of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps (DTAC). This decision follows the expiration of the tenure of the former DTAC Director/CEO, Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi.
Both appointments, according to Ngelale, take immediate effect.