Tinubu announces new EVC for NCC, others




President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has announced Aminu Maida as the new Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President
on Media & Publicity disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

Until Maida’s appointment, Prof Umar Danbatta had been the EVC of NCC since 2015.

Maida was the Executive Director of Technology and Operations at Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS).

Other appointments in agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy are:

MD / CEO, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) — Nkechi Egerton-Idehen; Postmaster General / CEO, Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) — Tola Odeyemi

Meanwhile, the President retained the appointment of the DG / CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) — Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi and the National Commissioner / CEO of Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) — Dr. Vincent Olatunji.

Also, the Tinubu approved the appointment of Idris Alubankudi as Special Adviser to the President on Technology and Digital Economy.

By this directive of the President, the appointments mentioned above take immediate effect.