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Buhari Renews Tenure Of MDs Of 7 River Basin Authorities

President Muhammadu Buhari approved the renewal of tenure for seven managing directors of the river basin development authorities.

The President also approved the appointment of two others into the position of managing directors for two other river basin development authorities.

These were made known on Thursday by Kenechuckwu Offie, the Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Water.

The statement had it that the appointment took effect from Jan. 5.

The managing directors whose appointments were renewed for a second and final term include; Prof. Abdulkarim Muhammad, Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority, and Dr. Adeniyi Aremu, Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority, Ilorin.

Others include Saliu Ahmed, Managing Director, Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority, and Muhammad Adra, Managing Director, Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority, Makurdi.

The list also includes Olufemi Odumosu, Ogun- Osun River Basin Development Authority, Bassey Nkposong, Cross River Basin Development Authority, and Bature Mohammed, Managing Director, Sokoto Rima River Basin Development Authority, Sokoto.

The managing directors on first-term appointments are, Ma’amun Da’u Aliyu, Managing Director, Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Development Authority and Mark Darefaka, Managing Director, Niger Delta Basin Development Authority.

The newly appointed Managing Directors are Aminu Abba, Executive Director, Agricultural Services, and Hadejia Jama’are, River Basin Development Authority, Kano.

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