Monday, December 31, 2012

Jonathan approves constitution of the Board of Directors of nine FG agencies

Abuja (WorldStage Newsonline)-- President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria on Monday approved the constitution of the Board of Directors of nine agencies of the Federal Government.

The agencies are Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Federal Capital Development Authority, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, National Examinations Council and National Export Promotion Council. Others are Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone, Port Harcourt, Standards Organization of Nigeria, Voice of Nigeria and Agricultural Research Development Council of Nigeria.
 
The dates for the inauguration boards according to a statement signed issued by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, would be announced in due course.
Notable names are the National Organizing Secretary of the People's Democratic Party, Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha; National Auditor of PDP, Chief Olabode Mustapha; Chairman of Silverbird Communications, Mr. Ben Murray Bruce; Editor of Sunday Sun Newspapers, Ms. Funke Egbemode and Colonel Edward Mark, younger brother of the Senate President, Mr. David Mark.
 
Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria has as Chairman, Chief Bisi Ogunjobi. Other members are Dr. Godwin Duru, Representative of the Federal Ministry ofWorks, Two Representatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria, The Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria and three executive Directors of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.
 
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed is the Chairman of Federal Capital Development Authority. Others members include Ogun state Former Deputy Governor, Alhaja Salimot Badru, Ayekeme Whisky Kashim Bukar Shettima, Col. Edward Mark, Aliyu Musa Dagoggo, Dr. Uche Uzochukwu, Mrs. Mather Onwuzurumba. At the head of the Board of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, is Mr. Ben Murray Bruce. He was one time Director General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA). He is the owner of SilverBird Television, a private television Station in the country. Other members of the board include, Mrs. Bola Doherty, Farouk Dalhatu, Mrs. J. N. Chinedu, Hajia Hauwa Kida, Chief Elvis Agukwe, Abubakar Sarkin Fawa Damboh, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Information, Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Director General of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.
 
On the list of the the board of National Examinations Council which has Dr. Paddy K. Njoku as Chairman are Senator Umar Ibrahim Tsuari, Hajiya Aishatu J. Dukku, Hon. Terlumun Akputu, Chief Yemi Oluyemi, Chief Mrs. Cheryl Amonu, Hon. Paschal Ugbome, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Education, two Representatives of All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools, three Representatives of Universities in Nigeria, the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, the Registrar of the National Examination Council, Representative of the Nigerian Employers Consultative Association, Representative of the National Parents Teachers Association and Representative of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Nigerian Export Promotions Council has as chairman Mrs. Grace Clark. Other members are Alhaji Mohammed Soli Jibia, Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Tourism. Culture and National Orientation, Representative of the Nigerian Customs Service, Representative of the Nigerian Chambers of Commerce, Industries. Mines and Agriculture, Representative of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Representative of the Association of Nigerian Exporters, Representative of Farmers Association and the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
 
Onne oil and Gas Free Zone, Port Harcourt has as chairman, Barr. Chris Asoluka. Other members are Gen. Geoffrey Ejiga (Rtd), Kelly Azike, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Justice, The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Plc, The comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Representative of the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, Representative of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Representative of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Representative of the Rivers State Government, The Managing Director of the llnna Oil and Gas Free Zone, Port Harcourt.
 
Standard Organisation of Nigeria has as Chairman Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha. While Mrs. Roseline Ekum, Suleiman Kogun, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Representative of the Ministry of Defence, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Health, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Representative of the Federal Ministry of Works are members.
 
Voice of Nigeria, Andy Aghaji Chairman. members are Mr. George Korgba, Hassan Ahmed, Prof. Fred Onyeoziri, Hon. Oruruo Steve, Hon. Bature Umar Sambo, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Information, Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria.
Agricultural Research Development Council of Nigeria has as chairman Chief Olabode Mustapha. Members are Gen. . P. C. Taja (Rtd), Engr. Bawa Magaji, Eng. . Yerima Kitaf, Emeka Nwakpa, The Vice-Chancellor of one of the Universities (]f Agriculture, The Chairman, Committee of Deans of the Faculties of Agriculture of the Universities in Nigeria, Chairman committee of Deans of the Faculties of veterinary Medicine of the Universities in Nigeria, The Chairmen of the Governing Boards of Research Institutes established Under Section 14 of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Act, The Chairman of the Committee of Directors of Research Institutes established Under Section 14 nf the Agricultural Research C(]uncil of Nigeria Act, The Director of Agriculture, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rl.lral llevelopment, The Director ef Fisheries, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, The Director ef Forestry and lives-Stock, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Ilevelnprnant, representatives of the Federal Ministry []f Science and Technology, Representative of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, The Executive Secretary of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria.
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