Pres. Buhari approves new appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday 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-Onyejeji, 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.

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

“Following 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 on Nigeria’s economic transformation.

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

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