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Business News of Wednesday, 13 October 2021


Buhari appoints new CEO for Nigeria export council

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ezra Yakusak as the new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC).

According to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, the appointment which begins effective November 27, 2021, will be held for a period of four years.

This is in accordance with the provision of Section 7 (1) of the NEPC (Establishment) Act, 1987.

Dr Yakusak, is said to hold a PhD in commercial law from the Ahmadu Bello University and held the position of Director, Policy and Strategy for NEPC until his appointment.

The new NEPC CEO is noted to have served as the Secretary to the Governing Board of the