President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of ten qualified Nigerians to serve on the Board of Directors of the Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MOFI).
The President also appointed Dr. Aba Ibrahim and Dr. Muda Yusuf as Board Members of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale said the list of those appointed into the MOFI Board include:
(1). Dr. Shamsudeen Usman — Board Chairman
(2) Dr. Armstrong Ume Takang — CEO/Managing Director
(3) Mr. Tajudeen Datti Ahmed — Executive Director, Portfolio Management
(4) Mr. Femi Ogunseinde — Executive Director, Investment Management
(5) Mrs. Oluwakemi Owonubi — Executive Director, Risk
(6) Mrs. Fatima Nana Mede — Non-Executive Director
(7) Mr. Ike Chioke — Non-Executive Director
(8) Ms. Chantelle Abdul — Non-Executive Director
(9) Mr. Alheri Nyako — Non-Executive Director
(10) Mr. Bolaji Rafiu Elelu — Non-Executive Director
Ajuri said, President Tinubu “places a premium on accurate and purposeful performance assessment of both commercial and non-commercial government-owned enterprises, as well as on the consistent attainment of the highest returns possible on all investments made in trust of the Nigerian people.
“As a result, the President expects nothing less than the highest level of results-driven performance from this highly experienced and qualified MOFI Board and Management team.”
President Tinubu also wishes Dr. Aba Ibrahim and Dr. Muda Yusuf (the two appointees into the Customs Service Board, who are representatives of the organized private sector), well in their deliberations.
The President expects that the views and perspectives of the private sector are fully articulated, such that the objectives of the Renewed Hope agenda in the active promotion and attraction of investment across multiple sectors of the economy are completely realized through the efficient implementation of ongoing reforms within the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)