President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday approved the composition and appointments of the chairmen and members of governing councils and boards of 67 Federal Government agencies.
A statement by Secretary to the Government of the Federation Anyim Pius Anyim said the dates for the formal inauguration of the councils and boards will be announced in due course by the ministers or relevant supervising authorities.
Anyim stated that council and board shall include the ex-0fficio membership specified in the enabling law of the parastatals and agencies. National Boundary Commission has Dr. Yunusa Adamu Dangwani as chairman with Hajiya Mamma Ibrahim Hassan Lau, Abe Joseph Aku, Chief Adebowale Atanda Niyi Salako, Chief Ndidi Okereke and Anselem Igo-Goin as members.
Nigerian Shippers Council has General Salihu Ibrahim as Chairman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, Alhaji Bala Buhari, and Hon. Paul Anikwe as members, while the National Youth Service Corps has Chief Gordon Bozimo as Chairman, Mr. Domnic G. Yahaya, Prof. Stella Attoe and Nnamdi Anyaechie as members.
Patrick Ogbu emerged chairman of Nigerian Television Authority with Bashir Samaila Ahmed, Daniel Bwala, Ahmed M. Agina, Dele Fagoriola, Mrs. Rose Okoronkwo and Engr. Billy Etuk as members. Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Sen. Walid Jibrin as Chairman. National Lottery Regulation Commission has Mr. Damian Dodo as chairman, Mohammed Saleh Annur, Alh. Hassan Abba, Chief Vincent Aondaakaa, Chief Greg Madu, Mr. Ighonoba Onyeluka and Olugbenga A. Adewusi as members, while Mike Abiotomere emerging chairman of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron with Abdulmumini Yunusa, Chief Oliver Agbasoga and Mr. Reuben Aggo as members.
Nigerian Railway Corporation has Alhaji Kawu Baraje as chairman with Iquo Minima, M. Ashu, Ibrahim Mohammed Gimi, Emma Ogbu, Austin Nwachukwu, Umar Liman Zuru, Abdullahi Jalo, Yunusa Yahaya Suleiman, Sariyu A. Oyawoye, Ejinima Mike, Ehiozuwa J. Agbonayinma, Mrs. Theresa Ikwue, .A. K. Saliu, Wakil Aliyu and Mohammed Kabiru Abubakar as members.
The National Educational Research and Development Council has Dr. Stephen Dike as Chairman and Gen. Suleiman Wali [Rtd], Mal. Ahmed I. Tsauri, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Ningi and Iliyasu Adamu Kazaure as members.
National Tecaher’s Institute, Barr. Ali Sa’ad B/Kudu Chairman, Dr. Eddy Olafeso and Ebiye Abigail Jonesare as members.
National Veterinary Research Institute, Dr. Isaac Edoja chairman, Nicholas Elyas Mshalla, Dr. Ado Yusuf, Yusuf Muktar and Pastor Yusuf Alfa as members.
National Agric Extension & Research Liaison, ABU, Moses Ngbale Chairman, Chief Basil Osoukun, Dr. (Mrs.) Jane Onwugbuta-Enyi, Alhaji Dauda Birma and Zubairu Saluhu Namama as members.
Institute for Agricultural Research and Training, OAU, Ife, Charles S. Ogwu Chairman, Aminu Lab. Baba ,Tselim Igbalaiye, Nwakanma Diala-Uka and Barr. Felix Alari as members.
Institute for Agricultural Research , Samaru – Zaria, Kashim Mukhtar Alkali Chairman, Sen, Umaru Ibrahim Tsauri, CON, Chief Reginald Ezenta, Ibrahim Bello and Mrs. Love Ezema as members.
Federal Institute for Industrial Research, Oshodi, Dr. Alex Obi Chairman, Mr. Claudius Enegesi, Mr. Chukwudubem Ejiofor, Col. Musa Shehu, Prof. Godwill Nnaji as member.
Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, Ngozi Eniyoma Chairman , Zailani Mohammed Yawuri, Hon. Hajja Fanta Baba Shehu, Hon. Bitrus Kura, Chief Abiodun Opebiyi, Barr. Chucks Okoye and Barrister Isoboye Barango as members.
Industrial Training Fund, Jos, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro Chairman, Juliet Chukkas as member.
Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria, Mohammed Abubakar Sadiq Chairman, Hon. Abba Anas Adamu as member.
National Directorate of Employment, Hon. Minister of Labour and Productivity Chairman, Chief Perry Opara, Mohammed A. Mohammed, and Sulaiman Kishimi as members.
Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Mr. Victor Ebamoyi Chairman, Omowunmi M. Olatunji, Yinka Ibrahim, Chief John Enyi, Mr. Badeji A. Adikoye, Mohammed Abdul Bunza and Prince Afolabi Ayenuola as members.
Federal Polytechnic, Afikpo, Mr. Chimdi Ejiogu Chairman, Chief Osita Okereke, Alh. Babajo Ibrahim ,Mr. Adeyey J. Onyeniyi, Hon. Abubakar Suka Baba and Lady Nkechi Mbonu as members.