Prof Adesugba appointed MD NEPZA


President Muhammadu Buhari has vetted the appointment of Professor Adesoji Adesugba as Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority(NEPZA), a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment.

The President’s approval was contained in a letter dated 26, June 2020 and signed by Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to the President.

In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday by the Media Assistant to Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr Julius Toba-Jegede, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo hailed President Buhari over the appointment of Prof Adesugba.

The Minister expressed confidence over the choice of Adesugba due to his wealth of experience coupled with his academic exposure

He noted that his appointment would add value to the attainment of NEPZA’s core mandate, while urging him to pilot the affairs of the agency with transparency and an open-door policy that will accelerate Federal Government’s target for economic zones across the country, especially in the area of job creation.


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