President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the renewal of the tenure of the Corps Marshal/Chief Executive officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, while also appointing new a Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs.
With the renewal, Oyeyemi will be spending his second and final term of four years with effect from July 24, 2018.
The president also extended the tenure of five others Chief Executive Officers of Federal parastatals.
In a statement made available to journalists by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, on Tuesday, the development was disclosed.
According to Adekunle, the President also renewed the appointment of the Chief Medical Director of the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Jafaru Momoh, for a second and final term of four years with effect from July 5, 2018.
The Medical Director of the National Orthopedic Hospital, Enugu State, Dr Nwadinigwe Uwatoronye, also got a second and final term of four years with effect from May 30 while the Director-General of the Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. Eli Bala, also got a second and final term of five years with effect from May 6, 2018.
The Director-General of the National Board for Technology Incubation, Dr Mohammed Jibrin, got a second and final term of four years with effect from April 9, 2018 while the Executive Vice Chairman of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, Prof. Mohammed Haruna, also got a second and final term of five years with effect from April 3, 2018.
Buhari also appointed Dr Ali Adamu as the Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, Gombe State, for an initial period of four years with effect from May 25, 2018. Dr Yaya Adamu was also appointed as the Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State, for an initial period of four years with effect from April 1, 2018
The President also approved the appointment of Ambassador Yahaya Lawal as a Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and International Relations with effect from April 1, 2018.
Lawal replaced Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar, who was recently appointed the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency.
“The appointees were enjoined to live up to the high expectations of the public for prompt, conscientious and selfless service at all times.
“The President urged them to regard public offices as trust that should not be betrayed,” the statement read.