President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointments

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President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointments

On Wednesday, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari  approved the appointment of two Executive Directors, Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli and Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq to the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, Board.

Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli, who is the Chief Operating officer of NSIA, has been reappointed as Executive Director for a second term, while Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq, who is NSIA’s Deputy Head of Direct Investments, has been appointed, for the first time, as Executive Director.

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The appointment of Ojekwe-Onyejeli and Umar-Sadiq was disclosed by Mr. Jide Zeitlin, Chairman, NSIA Board of Directors in a statement on Wednesday, the Nation reports.

“Followed the realignment in 2018 of NSIA’s strategy with a pivot towards domestic infrastructure, as reflected in the allocation of 50% of future contributions to infrastructure investments.

“These appointments strengthen the Authority’s executive team and are consistent with our focus on maintaining a broadly representative leadership team and workforce so as to ensure that the institution remains a key participant in Nigeria’s economic transformation.

“Both appointees are committed professionals who, along with other talented colleagues, have been instrumental in NSIA’s development,” the statement read.

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