Buhari appoints new CEO for NEPC

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Ezra Yakusak as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC).

The appointment is for an initial term of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 7 (1) of the NEPC (Establishment) Act, 1987, presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said in a statement on Tuesday.

“The appointment is with effect from 27th November, 2021.Until his appointment, Dr Yakusak, who holds a PhD in commercial law from the Ahmadu Bello University, was the Director, Policy and Strategy, NEPC.

“He has also served as Secretary to the Governing Board of the Council,” Shehu said.

Dateline Nigeria reports that Yakusak replaced Olusegun Awolowo, who served two terms between 2013 and 2021.

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