June 17, 2024

Buhari appoints new MD/CEO, governing council for NEDC

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Abubakar Hashidu as the Ag. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of North East Development Commission, NEDC and ordered immediate resumption of new governing council of the commission.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Dr Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, on May 19, 2023.

The appointment follows the end of tenure of the past administrator and board members of the commission on the 7th of May, 2023.

“The directive was to avoid a vacuum in the day to day running of this very important and strategic commission pending the confirmation by the Senate,” President Buhari said.

The President ordered immediate handing over to the new appointees pending senate confirmation.

The current administration chaired by Barrister Bukar Baale alongside 10 other members of the governing board consists of Suwaiba Idris Baba, Executive Director, Humanitarian Affairs (North East, Taraba); Musa Umar Yashi, Executive Director, Administration and Finance, (North East, Bauchi); Dr Ismaila Nuhu Maksha, Executive Director, Operations (North East, Adamawa) and Umar Abubakar Hashidu, MD/CEO, (North East, Gombe).

“Others are Onyeka Gospel-Tony, Member, (South East), Hon. Mrs Hailmary Ogolo Aipoh, Member, (South-South), Air Commodore Babatunde Akanbi (rtd), Member, (South West), Mustapha Ahmed Ibrahim, Member, (North West), Hadiza Maina, Member, (North Central) Alhaji Grema Ali, Member (North East) and a representative from the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National planning,” Sani-Gwarz added.


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