President Buhari announces five new appointments
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed five new heads of the strategic institutions in Nigeria.
A statement by Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, gave the names of the agencies which heads were announced as follows: the Centre for Disease Control, National Agency for the Control of Aids, the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research. Others are, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency and National Health Insurance Scheme.
The new appointees are: NIMR – Prof Babatunde Salami NACA – Dr Sani Aliyu NHIS – Prof Usman Yusuf NPHCDA – Prof Echezona Ezeanolue CDC – Dr Chikwe Andreas Ihekweazu.
All the five appointments have already taken effect.