President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the composition and appointments of the chairmen and members of the governing boards of 20 Federal Government parastatals and agencies.
Senator Ahmadu Ali emerged chairman of National Universities Commission with Dr. Mohammed Salisu Mijinyawa, Arc. Adamu Jumba, Engr. John Ayere, Barrister Chris Ekwomadu and Amb. Godson Echegile as members.
The National Centre for Women Development has Chief Dr. Mrs Becky Ketebu-Igwe as chairman with Hajia Meiro Momoh, Hajia Binta Kuraye, Hajiya Zulai Bello, Ms. Alice Ochai and Sulieman Lawal Jarman Kaura as members.
Adamu Maina Waziri is the new chairman of the Federal Polytechnic, Birnin – Kebbi with Razak Gbadegesin, Hajia Maria Umar Waziri, Abasiubong Okoko, Sir Ambrose Ejiogu, Muzakkiru Sidi Bawa and Chief Fred Kpakol as members.
Federal College of Education (Tech) Gusau has Hon Bala Bawa Ka’oje as chairman with Dalhatu Ibrahim Demeji, M. Ashiekh Umara and Hon. V. Olumide Bamidele while the National Broadcasting Commission has Dr. Herbert Orji as chairman with Hon. Kabiru Umar, Hon. Mike Iheanetu, Yakubu Busa Buji, Hon. Ebenezer O. Ayorinde, Isa Badamsi Dahiru, Dennis Sami and Jude Nnorum SAN as members.
Professor Tunde Adeniran emerged chairman of West African Examinations Council with Igwe Cyprian Ije, Mrs Ebun Ilorin Jegede and Hon. Uchennia Orji as members while the Teacher’s Registration Council has Prof Greg Iwu as chairman.
The National Council for Arts and Culture has Professor Nelson Branbayefa as chairman with Alhaji Saidu Gwadabe, Emma Okafor and Nneka Igwe as members.
Maj. General Barau Said [rtd] emerged chairman of the governing council of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, with Chidi Ovunda Amadi, Alhaji Tanko Yusuf and Dr. Emmanuel Anteyi as members.
The National Ear Hospital, Kaduna, has Dr Mrs Abisola Clark as chairman with Chukwuka Daniel Nwokolo, Barrister Mathias Eze, Dr. Charles Anokwa and Mustapha Aliyu Ibrahim as members.
For the National Obstetrics Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Mrs Josephine Elechi emerged chairman, Yeye Bola Dare, Nze Imo Umunna and Paul Obanuwa, and Mr. Diamaro Patrice Ayaebi as members.
The National Open University of Nigeria has Sen. Ameh Ebute as chairman with Prof Godwin Soglo, Dr. Usman Matazu, Hon Chudi Offodile, Alhaji Ibrahim Isa Kaita, Dr. Ahaziah Umana, Mr. Funsho Owoyemi, Mr. Peter Aboyeji Onyiloye, Mrs. Lilian Nwankwo, Dr. Ojong Achigbe, Senator Babale Maikarfi, Senator Bright Nwanne, Moshood A. Salvador, Prof S.O. Igwe and Dr. Kachi Ononuju as members.