Tinubu appoints 20 federal commissioners of National Population Commission

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 20 Nigerians to serve as federal commissioners in the National Population Commission (NPC), with nine of them reappointed to a second term in office.

Those appointed include:

Hon. Emmanuel Trump Eke — Abia

Dr. Clifford Zirra (reappointed) — Adamawa

Mr. Chidi Christopher Ezeoke (reappointed)— Anambra

Barr. Isa Audu Buratai (reappointed) — Borno

Bishop Alex Ukam — Cross River

Ms. Blessyn Brume-Ataguba — Delta

Dr Jeremiah Ogbonna Nwankwegu — Ebonyi

Dr Tony Aiyejina (reappointed) — Edo

Mr Ejike Ezeh (reappointed) — Enugu

Mr Abubakar Damburam (reappointed)— Gombe

Prof. Uba Nnabue (reappointed) — Imo

Ms Sa’adatu Dogon Bauchi Garba — Kaduna

Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa — Kano

Hon. Yori Afolabi — Kogi

Hon. Olakunle Sobukola — Ogun

Hon. Temitayo Oluseye Oluwatuyi — Ondo

Sen. Mudashiru Hussain (reappointed)—Osun

Ms Mary Ishaya Afan — Plateau

Mr Ogiri Itotenaan Henry — Rivers

Mr. Saany Sale (reappointed)—Taraba

The President, through a statement by his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, on Wednesday, charged the new and returning NPC federal commissioners to successfully implement all measures taken by his administration to produce and effectively appropriate accurate population data with which lasting solutions to Nigeria’s socio-political and economic challenges can be conclusively developed and executed.

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