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President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointments (Full List)

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President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the tenure of seven managing directors of the River Basin Development Authorities (RBDA).

Naija News reports that the Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Kenechukwu Offie, made this known in a statement in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

This online newspaper reports that the appointments took effect from January 5, 2021.

President Buhari also approved the appointment of new managing directors for two other river basin authorities.

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

Others are: Saliu Ahmed, Managing Director, Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority, and Muhammad Adra, Managing Director, Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority, Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Also renewed by the President were the appointments of Mr. Olufemi Odumosu, Ogun- Osun River Basin Development Authority, Mr. Bassey Nkposong, Cross River Basin Development Authority, and Bature Mohammed, Managing Director, Sokoto Rima River Basin Development Authority, Sokoto.

Two new managing directors appointed 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.

Buhari also approved the appointment of Mr. Aminu Abba as Executive Director, Agricultural Services, Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Development Authority, Kano.

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