President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday has ordered the Director-General and CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, to commence a 90-day pre-retirement leave.
The directive takes effect on August 24, 2023, leading to Aziz’s eventual retirement from service on November 24, 2023.
This was contained in a statement signed by presidential spokesperson, Ajure Ngelale and made available to Reporters.
Tinubu has also approved the appointment of Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the acting Director-General and CEO of NIMC for a 90-day period.
His appointment takes effect on August 24, 2023, after which a full term of four years will begin as the substantive NIMC Director-General/CEO on November 24, 2023.
Furthermore, President Tinubu approved the appointment of Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub as the Director and CEO of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps (DTAC).
This follows the recent expiration of the tenure of the former DTAC Director and CEO, Dr Pius Osunyikanmi.
The statemenet noted that the appointment takes immediate effect