President Muhammadu Buhari has reconstituted the governing board of the Nigerian National Merit Award, NNMA, governing board.
He reappointed five old members.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Special Duties, Festus Daudu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
The board chairman, Prof. Shekarau Aku (North West) has his tenure renewed.
Others whose tenures were renewed are Prof. Sheikh Abdallah (North Central), Prof. Jinadu Adele (South West), and Prof. Mohammed Hassan (North East).
Those who were given fresh appointments are Prof. Sam Ohaegbulam (South East) and Prof. Williams Qurix (North West).
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Special Duties, Festus Daudu, represents the ministry on the board.
The tenure, which took effect from May 1, 2020, is for a period of three years.
George Akume, Minister of Special Duties, congratulated the appointees.
“As soon as the arrangements are concluded, the date of the inaugurations of the new Governing Board will be announced in due course”, the statement added.