President Muhammadu Buhari has created the most important set of appointments since assuming office.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a press release from the office of the Secretary to the govt of the Federation.
See the complete SGF statement and list of appointees below.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT APPOINTS GOVERNING BOARDS FOR PARASTATALS AND AGENCIES
The President and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals, underneath some Ministries, also because the appointment of eminently qualified Nigerians to fill the Board positions, numbering 209 Chairmen and 1258 members.
2. Mr. President thought of the approval of the constitution of the Boards additionally because the appointments, very necessary, thus on provide a proper Governance and oversight structure for state Agencies and Parastatals. The constitution of the boards with the appointments is a demonstration of this Government’s efforts aimed toward building robust institutions of Governance, and by extension, rising the standard of Policy formulation and management.
3. whereas these appointments represent a considerable number of hitherto pending board appointments, some a lot of appointments are still being processed and will be released in due course.
4. The appointments take immediate result and Honourable Ministers are suggested to inaugurate the boards once letters of appointment are issued.