From Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved new appointments in some corporations under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
A statement in Abuja by Special Adviser (SA) to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the affected corporations are: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
Others are: Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST); Galaxy Backbone Limited (GBB) and the Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat).
The statement added: “Desirous of fast-tracking the targets and mandate of the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, President Buhari has approved the following new appointments in the parastatals listed below:
“NCC: Prof. Adeolu Akande (Southwest) replaces Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (Southwest) as Chairman, Board of Commissioners – subject to Senate confirmation.
“Mr Uche Onwude (Southeast) replaces Senator Ifeanyi…