President Muhmadu Buhari has approved the appointments of heads for some departments and agencies whose former heads were appointed as ministers by the president.
The appointments were announced in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, on Tuesday.
The statement reads in part: “Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons.
“He replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk.
“Dr Chioma Ejikeme has been appointed Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, replacing Sharon O. Ikeazor, while Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi is now Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Information Technology Development Agency.
“For Executive Commissioner (Stakeholder Management) Nigerian Communications Commission, 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.”
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