BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints Coker-Odusote NIMC’s New DG

The Director-General and CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, was on Tuesday ordered to commence a 90-day pre-retirement leave by President Bola Tinubu.


The directive takes effect on August 24, 2023, leading to Aziz’s eventual retirement from service on November 24, 2023.

This was contained in a statement signed by presidential spokesperson Ajure Ngelale.

Tinubu has also approved the appointment of Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the acting Director-General and CEO of NIMC for a 90-day period.

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.

Furthermore, 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.

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