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President Tinubu appoints Coker-Odusote NIMC DG, Yakub Technical Corps boss

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Engr Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the Acting Director-General (DG) of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, on Tuesday Coker-Odusote’s initial appointment will be for a 90-day period, with effect from August 24, 2023.

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After the first three months, a full term of four years will begin as the substantive NIMC DG effective November 24, 2023.

The President also directed the commencement of 90-day pre-retirement leave for the outgoing NIMC DG, Engr Aliyu Aziz, with effect from August 24, 2023, leading to his eventual retirement from service on November 24, 2023,’’ the stamen said.


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“Furthermore, President Tinubu approved the appointment of Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub to serve as the Director of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps (DTAC).

“This follows the recent expiration of the tenure of the former DTAC Director/CEO, Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi,” the statement read.

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Ngelale said Yakub’s appointment takes immediate effect.

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