Tinubu appoints new heads for NIMC, DTAC

President Bola Tinubu has appointed heads of two federal agencies’ chiefs with immediate effect.

Mr Bisoye Coker-Odusote is to serve as the acting Director-General/Chief Executive of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC,  while Hon. Yusuf Yakub will serve as the new Director/CEO of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps, DTAC.

A statement by Mr Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, disclosed that the President also directed the outgoing NIMC Director-General/CEO, Aliyu Abubakar Aziz to begin a 90-day pre-retirement leave with effect from Aug. 24, before his retirement from service on Nov. 24.

Coker-Odusote is to serve in acting capacity with effect from Aug. 24 after which, his full term of four years will begin as the substantive Director-General/CEO from Nov. 24.

Yakub’s appointment follows the recent expiration of tenure of the former DTAC Director/CEO, Dr Pius Odin.

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