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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Chief Executives of some agencies in the Federal Ministry of Education.

In a statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs of the Ministry, Mr Bem Goong on Wednesday said some appointment were. fresh, while others were renewal of second tenure of offices.

The affected agencies are: “The National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education; the National Library; and the National Teachers Institute are fresh appointments that would take effect from September 2, 2021, and are for an initial period of five years.

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The statement noted that the President also gave approval for the reappointment of the Registrar/CEO, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, for a second and final tenure of five years, with effect from Aug. 1 while Prof. Bashir Usman has been reappointed as the Executive Secretary, National Commission For Nomadic Education, for a second and final tenure of five years.

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He listed the new appointees as Prof. Akpama Ibar as Executive Secretary, National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education; Prof. Chinwe Anunobi, Director/CEO, National Library; and Prof. Musa Maitafsir as Director/CEO, National Teachers Institute.

”All the three appointments took effect from Sept. 2 and would each be for an initial tenure of five years,” he added.
Goong in the statement observed that the appointments are part of efforts to strengthen the delivery machinery of programmes in the education sector.

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