The Federal Government has appointed Ms. Patience Oniha as the new Director General (DG) of the Debt Management Office (DMO).
She replaces the former DG, Dr. Abraham Nwankwo who stepped aside in retirement after serving for ten years.
An unsigned statement from the DMO said that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo approved Oniha’s appointment and that is was announced by the Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun in Abuja.
Oniha, who hails from Edo State, takes over from Nwankwo who retired after serving for two terms of five years each.
Oniha is a banker and chartered accountant from Edo State and has had over 30 years of experience in the financial sector.
Nwankwo formerly handed over to her during a brief ceremony at the DMO headquarters in Abuja, according to the statement.
Before her new appointment as the DMO chief executive, Oniha retired as a director in the agency, and she served in the Efficiency Unit of the Ministry of Finance.
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