Tinubu makes fresh appointments

By Nudoiba Ojen

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of the following qualified Nigerians to the boards of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) and the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)


The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, said in a statement on Friday that the president has appointed Ms Halima Kyari as the Chairperson of NAICOM.

Other appointed as members are Mr Olusegun Ayo Omosehin, Commissioner for Insurance; Mr Olawoye Gam-Ikon, Deputy Commissioner (Technical Operations): and Dr Usman Ankara Jimada, Deputy Commissioner (Finance & Administration).

Others are Dr Miriam Kene Kachikwu, Member; Mr Adeniyi Olusegun Fabikun, Member; and Mr Umar Khalifa Mohammed — Member.

Ngelale stated that “the President expects the new Board of NAICOM to exercise utmost probity as it leads the commission in ensuring a safe, sound and stable insurance sector, while protecting policyholders, the public interest, and improving trust and confidence in the sector”.

SEC Board

In a related development, President Tinubu has also approved the appointment of seven persons to the Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission. ⁣

Ngelale in another statement on Friday listed members to include
Mr Mairiga Katuka (Chairman of the Board), Mr Emomotimi Agama as Director-General, Frana Chukwuogor as Executive Commissioner (Legal and Enforcement) and Mr Bola Ajomale as Executive Commissioner (Operations).⁣

Others are Mrs. Samiya Usman as Executive Commissioner (Corporate Services), Mr. Lekan Belo and Mr. Kasimu Kurfi as Non-Executive Commissioners. ⁣

Ngelale said the President anticipates that all members of the Board will “bring to bear their wealth of experience and competence in advancing the commission’s core mandate of developing and regulating a capital market that is dynamic, fair, transparent, and efficient, to bolster investor confidence and contribute immeasurably to the nation’s economic development.”


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