By Nudoiba Ojen
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of a Special Adviser and new/ returning Chief Executives to fresh terms in office across multiple agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, said on Wednesday that the President had appointed Idris Alubankudi as Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy.
Ngelale, in a statement said the president had also appointed Aminu Naida as Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
Similarly, Nkechi Egerton-Idehen has been appointed as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT).
The President also appointed Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi as the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) — Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi.
Dr Vincent Olatunji has also been appointed as the National Commissioner/ Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC).
He also appointed Tola Odeyemi as the Postmaster General/ Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).
Ngelale reiterated Tinubu’s determination to maximally leverage on Nigeria’s proven technological and digital economic prowess to reposition the nation’s economy toward greater financial inclusion.
He said that “the above-mentioned appointments take immediate effect.