The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday ordered the Director-General and CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, to commence a 90-day pre-retirement leave with effect from 24th August, 2023.
This was contained in a statement signed by presidential spokesperson Ajure Ngelale.
President Tinubu has also approved the appointment of Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the acting Director-General and CEO of NIMC for a 90-day period to replace the .
His appointment takes effect on August 24, 2023, after which a full term of four years will begin as the substantive NIMC Director-General/CEO on November 24, 2023.
Similarly, President Tinubu approved the appointment of Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub as the Director and CEO of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps (DTAC).
This follows the recent expiration of the tenure of the former DTAC Director and CEO, Dr Pius Osunyikanmi.
This appointment takes immediate effect.
TEC News gathered that Mr.President’s order for the NIMC DG/CEO to commence on pre-retirement was allegedly linked to his compromised as head of the Identity Management Commission which is seen to be a very sensitive organisation as it relates to National Security.