President Muhammadu Buhari has fired and approved new appointments to the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
Buhari spoke through Mr Femi Adesina, his SSA media on Monday.
He said : “At the Nigerians Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande (South West), will replaces Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West) as Chairman, Board of Commissioners – subject to Senate confirmation.
“While Uche Onwude (South East) will replaces Senator Ifeanyi Godwin Ararume (South East) as Non-Executive Commissioner – subject to Senate confirmation.
“For the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Abubakar Sa’id replaces Prof. Adeolu Akande as Board Chairman
“Dr Habibu Ahmed Imam (North West) replaces Dr Lawal Bello Moriki (North West) and Dr Mohammed Sa’idu Kumo as Board Member
“For the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOS), Dr Dr Ismail Adebayo Adewusi (South West), replaces Barrister Bisi Adegbuyi (South West) as Postmaster General/CEO
“For Galaxy Backbone Limited (GBB), Professor Muhammed Bello Abubakar replaces Architect Yusuf Kazaure.
“The Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat), Architect Yusuf Kazaure replaces Chief Dr George Nnadubem Moghalu as Board Chairman while Dr Najeem Salam replaces Hon. Samson Osagie as Executive dDirector, Marketing and Business Development
“Professor Abdu Ja’afaru Bambale replaces Kazeem Kolawole Raji as Executive Director, Technical Services; Hadi Mohammed replaces Mohammed Lema Abubakar as Executive Director, Administration.”