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Tinubu appoints new board, management for FERMA, names Kashim Imam as Chairman



Kashim Ibrahim Imam

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of the governing board and management for the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA).

This disclosure is contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday, October 13, 2023, where he said that the appointment is for a renewable term of 4 years, in accordance with Section 2(3) of the FERMA Amendment Act, 2007.

Ngelale in the statement noted that the persons and their designations are as follows:

The statement partly reads,

FERMA is an agency of the Federal Government which is concerned with road construction, improvement and connectivity between the States of Nigeria. It is to efficiently and effectively monitor and administer road maintenance with the objective of keeping all federal roads in good and safe conditions.

The agency is under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Work.

President Tinubu had earlier today approved the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers for 14 agencies and parastatals within the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.

Some of those agencies include; Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Industrial Training Fund (ITF), National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and others.

The president is reported to have made at least 123 persons to various offices since his administration began on May 29, 2023.