President Jonathan Approves Board Chairmen and Members of 42 Agencies (See Full List)
According to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim who made the announcement, the membership of each Governing Board shall include all the statutory ex-officio members in accordance with the Enabling Laws of the Parastatals and Agencies.
They would be formally inaugurated in dates to be announced in “due course by the supervising authorities and Honourable Ministers.”
Here’s the full list:
1. Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology
Chairman: Prince Olusola Akanmode
Members: Hon. Idonibin Obagama, Alh Garba Dahiru, Barrister Mahmud A. Gurumpawo, Dr. Mohammed Bello Abdulkadir (Salankan Zazzau).
2. National Mathematical Centre
Chairman: Sen. Abubakar H. Girei
Members: Prof. G.A Badmus, Barr. Stephen Ahaneku, Dr. Zilkifilu Abdu.
3. Universal Basic Education Commission
Chairman: His Highness A. J. Turner
Members: Mohammed Bello, Hon. Chuma Nnaji, Hauwa Musa Kida, Abubakar L. Audu, Hon. Tarfa Atu, Engr. Kunle Yusuf, Nnalue Kingsley Chizobam, Dr. Sharon Oviemuno, and Mathias Ekweremadu.
4. National Commission for Colleges of Education
Chairman: Chief Chukwuemeka Ezife
Members: Mrs Margaret Zidon, Alhaji Mohammed Dantsoho and Mrs Ngozi Nnadozie.
5. National Institute for Education Planning and Administration
Chairman: Elder Bolaji Ani
Members: Hajiya Jamila Baba Buhari and Barrister Nma Mowete.
6. National Institute for Fresh Water Fisheries Research
Chairman: Alh. Arma Yau Abubakar
Members: Chief Francis Ayodele Akinkiawe, Chief George Moghalu, Hon. Bimbola Yusuf and Oche Ekoza Elias.
7. Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria
Chairman: Alh. Sulieman Galadima
Members: Umoru Barau Ningi, Bennette E. Ughamadu, Oluomo Yinka Adeojo and Barr. Uche Igbokwe.
8. Nigerian Institute of Oceanography and Marine Research
Chairman: Alhaji Bello Gusau
Members: Ahame Adamu Bawa, Mrs. Aduke Maina Waziri, Chief T. Dawari Horsefall, Chief Felix Mgbada, and Abdullahi Ohiomah.
9. National Cereals Research Institute
Chairman: Igwe Ginger Ibeneme
Members are Hon. Adeboro Onibalusi, Mrs Margaret John Zamdai, Chief Mrs Toru Ofili and Prince Otuu Irukwu.
10. National Eye Centre
Chairman: Prof. C.I.P. Anibeze
Members: Chimezie D. Ugochukwu, Dr. Femi Babalola, Dr. Abdulrahman Abdullahi Wase and Dr. Nma N. Nwokeocha.
11. National Root Crops Research Institute
Chairman: Chief Oluwole Oludaisi Aina
Members include Steve Nwachukwu, Folake Olunloyo Osinowo, Hon. Mrs. Hannatu Ullam, Ahmed Sani Kaura and Shola Ogbemi-Daibo.
12. National Horticultural Research Institute
Chairman: Juliet Wayoka as Chairman
Members: Chael Kusah, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi, Ituma Valentine Emeka and Alh. Abdulmumuni Vaki.
13. National Inland Waterways Authority
Chairman: Alhaji Bashir Dalhatu
Members: Admiral Mike Onah [Rtd]
14. National Animal Production Research Institute, Shika, Zaria
Chairman: Hon. Emeka Otozi
Members: Robinson Ejifoma, Mrs Felicia Diejomoho, Saidu Ahmed Jere, Anicho Sunday Okoro and Engr. Babagana Zanna.
15. Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority
Chairman: Cairo Ojougbo
Members include Emmanuel Ekuwem and Husaini Jalo.
16. National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Studies
Chairman: Kanayo O. Kanayo
17. National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba
Chairman: Dr. Tosin Awolalu
Members are Prof. S.O. Igwe, Alh. Kabiru Ladan Barwa, Venesa Tobechukwu Kemakolam, Dr. Francis Ozoemena and Dr. Nana Aisha Abdulqadiri.
18. National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education
Chairman: Dr. Mrs Esther Uduehi
Members are Professor Dakum Shown, Abiola Makinde, Tanko Kokwai, Hon. Alonge-Niyi Dennis and Hon. Geofrey Okpe.
19. Nigerian Film Corporation, Jos
Chairman: Chief Bongos Ikwue
Members: Sani Danja, Wada Musa, and Bright Chinedu Nnebedum
20. Nigeria Building & Road Research Institute
Chairman: Engr. Dele Okeya
Members include Arc. John Alkali, Adamu Waziri, Engr. Austin O. Ene and Hon. Gunju Ojo.
21. National orientation Agency
Chairman: Lt. Col Edoh Obi [Rtd]
22. Sheda Science and Technology Complex
Chairman: Senator Nuhu Aliyu, DIG (Rtd)
Members: Eka Williams, Engr. Uchenna Daniel Oko, Senator Tanko Ayuba, Alh. Garba S. Taura, Hon. Audu Bababyo, Amb. Solomon Adama Yisa, Bob Nege, Alhaja Bola Jafojo-Adedeji and Prof Iwe Maduebibisi
23. National Commission for Nomadic Education
Chairman: Mohammed Sallah Shettima
Members include Abba Kura Jibrin, Alh. Yusuf Sulieman Jibiya, Hajiya Zainab A. Gidado, Hon. Adeolu Aluko, John Uhana, Barrister Nkem Obiako, P. Oristse Nanna and Yamkyeh Ebibu.
24. Nigerian French Language Village, Badagry Lagos
Chairman: Chief Emmanuel Edohoeket
Members are Abbas Tijanni Hasshim, Mrs Rebecca Ogundare, and Mrs Sally Ogbogu.
25. Centre for Black & Africian Arts and Culture
Chairman: Gen. Brimmo Yusuf
Members include Mr. Ray Ekpu, Hon. Paul Godfrey, Mary Ogbonnaia, Mr. Folorunsho Taiwo, Madam Rhoda Fiberesima, Patrick Aiden Anuda, Oyedokun S. Oladepo and Frank Ikpeze.
26. Citizenship and Leadership Training Centre
Chairman: Tokunbo Kayode
Members include Chief Richard Lamai, Barrister Kunle Sulieman, Ibrahim Mohammed Gada, Abah Lewis and Mr. John Kalu.
27. National Productivity Centre
Chairman: Innocent Nyingirefaka
Members include Representative of NLC and Representative of TUC.
28. National Oil Spill & Detection Response Agency
Chairman: Major Lancelot Anyanya [Rtd]
29. National Env. Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency
Chairman: Ishiaku Huzi Mshelia
Members: Hajara Amadu, Engr. Lynn Nathan and Hon. Vitalis Okafor
30. Project Development Institute
Chairman: Engr. Emmanuel Mbaka
Members are Mr. Phillip Ehigie, Dr. Okey Nnadozie, Chief Udemba Chukwudolee and Alhaji Bukar Zarma.
31. Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission
Chairman: Alhaji Ibrahim Bio
Members: Amba. Dauda Sulieman, Barrister Aliyu Datti Esq, Alh. Idris Abdullahi, Hon. Setonji Koshedo, Chief Eboh Ihekwereme and Ms. Geraldine Oku
32. Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
Chairman: Alh. Adamu Atta
Members: Princess Miriam Onuoha and Sunday Olufemi Oroniyi.
33. National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB)
Chairman: Alh. Dr. Garba Nadama
Members: Ralph Nwike and Adewole Oludare Adewunm
34. Nigerian Council for Management Development
Chairman: Emma Aguarivwodo
Members include Engr. Adeyemi S. Obakin, Rt Hon Amanuna Afragana, Anochie Haffner, Obong Emmanuel J. Akpan and Barr. Joseph Ahile.
35. Lake Chad Research Institute
Chairman: Yakubu Tsala
Members include Pastor Nonie Robinson, Prince Hope R. Lawson, Hajiya Amina Takwai and Alhaji Abba Ahmed.
36. Federal Road Safety Commission
Chairman: Mr. Felix Chukwu
Members: Jackie Umoru, Alhaji Ahmadu Inuwa Gambo, Mrs Maryam Gwaram, Mallam (Dr.) Aminu Bello, Senator Dahiru Bako Gassol, Hon. Emmanuel Egwu and Hon. Yinka Taiwo
37. Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria
Chairman: Dr. Mrs Abisola Clark
Members: Mrs. Bridget Torbua and Hajiya Asmau Saad Usman
38. Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation
Chairman: Barr. Mrs. Chioma Ohakim
Members are Barr. Grace Eni Nsot, Igwe B.N. Eze and Lawrence Onoja.
39. Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria
Chairman: Prof. Francis A Fadahunsi
Members: Dadawei Terilayefa Ebimo, Hadjia Meiro Momoh, Hon. Mike Inalegwu, Mrs. Ugo Ukpai and Hajiya Hadiza D. Mohammed.
40. News Agency of Nigeria
Chairman: Alhaji Ibrahim Buba
Members: Mr. Tony Prest, Dr. Atah Pine, Ifeanyi Ossai and Chief Tons Fetepigi
41. Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI)
Chairman: Rt. Hon. Goodluck Opia
Members: Mr. E. N. Mordi, Maigida Stephen, Alh. Muhammad Sallah Shettima, James Katagba and Dr. Haruna Dabin
42. National Information Technology Development Agency
Chairman: Dr. Tosin Ajayi
Members: Sen. Musa Bello, Alh. Saidu Gwadabe, Hon. Ben Bako, Engr Wilson Chinedu Agu, Mr. Harami B. Balami, Barrister Segun Ilorin, Haj. Sa’adatu Ayitogo and Emmanuel Ighomena
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