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New MD/CEO appointed for AMCON, Gbenga Alade| NCC, NIGCOMSAT appointments



Gbenga Alade

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of the management team for the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), pending its confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.

This is contained in a statement on Thursday by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.

He said that the team has Gbenga Alade as Managing Director/CEO with Aminu Ismail, Adeshola Lamidi and Lucky Adaghe as Executive Directors.

The presidential aide said Tinubu expects unflagging dedication, professionalism, and dutifulness from the new appointees to ensure that AMCON operations became more efficient and transparent in line with the administration’s determination to sanitise the nation’s financial system to maximise value.

The statement also quoted Ngelale as saying that the president expects the management team to enhance investor confidence in the Nigerian economy.

In a related development, Tinubu on Thursday approved the reconstitution of the managements of three agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.

A statement by Chis spokesman, Ngelale, said the President approved the appointment qualified Nigerians to serve in the three agencies.

The management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has Abraham Oshadami as Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Rimini Makama as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management and Opeyemi Dele-Ajayi as President/CEO, Digital Bridge Institute.

He said that the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) management has Abiodun Attah as Executive Director, Technical Services, Aisha Abdullahi as Executive Director, Finance & Administration and Jaiyeola Awokoya as Executive Director, Marketing & Business Development.

Ngelale added that new management team for Galaxy Backbone Ltd. are Ibrahim Adepoju Adeyanju as Managing Director/CEO and Mohammed Sani Ibrahim as Executive Director, Finance & Corporate Services.

Others are Olusegun Olulade as Executive Director, Customer Centricity & Marketing and Olumbe Akinkugbe as Executive Director, Digital Exploration & Technical Services.

”With the reconstitution of the management teams in these agencies, President Tinubu anticipates that these seasoned professionals will deliver excellent service to elevate the impact of the digital economy sector on the socio-economic development of the nation.” he said. (Pieced together from different stories by NAN)

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