Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria's minister of Finance
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Buhari names Finance Minister, Ahmed, chairperson of NBET Board

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…Akabueze, Oniha, Ndanusa others are non-executive directors

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning as the Chairman of the board of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET).

The membership of the reconstituted board include a Non-Executive Director from Federal Ministry of Power to be represented by a staff not below the level of a director, Mr Alexander Ayoola Okoh, as Non – Executive Director from Bureau of Public Enterprises with 80 per cent shareholder in NBET), Ms. Patience Oniha, Director-General, Debt Management Office as Non-Executive Director and Mr Ben Akabueze, Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation also as Non-Executive Director.

Also on the board are Malam Suleyman Ndanusa, former Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as Non-Executive Director (Independent), Engr. Mustapha Balarabe Shehu and a former President Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) as Non-Executive Director (Independent).

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of NBET, Dr Marilyn Amobi (member) and Mr Adeyeye O. Adepegba (Non-Executive Director (Independent) also made the list, according to a statement emailed to Perseondnews.

The Special Adviser, Media and Communications, to the Minister of Finance, Mr Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi, said the appointments take immediate effect.

 

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