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President Buhari makes new appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Managing Directors for two River Basin Development Authorities.

He also extended the tenure of seven other Managing Directors of the River Basin Development Authorities.

This was contained in a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs Kenechukwu Offie.

The statement said the appointments took effect from Jan. 5.

Prof. Abdulkarim Muhammad, Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority; Dr Adeniyi Aremu, Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority, Ilorin; Saliu Ahmed, Managing Director, Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority; Muhammad Adra, Managing Director, Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority, Makurdi, were among those whose appointment were renewed.

Others are 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.

Full text of President Buhari's speech on October 1, 2020, Independence Day

Those newly appointed by the President 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.

The President 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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