Tinubu Renews Kashifu Inuwa’s Role as NITDA Director-General

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President Bola Tinubu Greenlights Renewed Tenures and New Appointments for Top Executives in Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy Sector

President Bola Tinubu has given the nod for the extension of roles and new appointments for Chief Executives within various agencies falling under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy.

Notably, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi has been reinstated as the Director General of NITDA, as confirmed in an official press release by the President’s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale.

Here’s the comprehensive list:

  1. – Aminu Maida appointed as EVC/CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
  2. – Nkechi Egerton-Idehen appointed as MD/CEO of Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT)
  3. – Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi reappointed as DG/CEO of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
  4. – Dr. Vincent Olatunji appointed as National Commissioner/CEO of Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC).
  5. – Tola Odeyemi appointed as Postmaster General/CEO of Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST)

Additionally, aligning with President Bola Tinubu’s strategic vision to harness Nigeria’s technological prowess for enhanced financial inclusion and economic advancement, the President has sanctioned the appointment of a new Special Adviser on Technology and Digital Economy, Idris Alubankudi.

These appointments are effective immediately as directed by the President.”