Buhari Re-appoints Uche Orji as Sovereign Wealth Fund Boss, Okays Chiroma as DG Nigerian Law SchoolFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Photo: president Muhammadu Buhari
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Mr. Uchechi Orji as the Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).
It would be recalled that Mr. Orji was first appointed in October 2012 for an initial term of five years, renewable for another term of five years.
Under his leadership, the NSIA has made remarkable strides, and its assets now stand at over $2 billion, which is invested in Nigerian Infrastructure, Economic Stabilization and Future Generation Funds.
In line with Section 16(2) of the NSIA Act, the National Economic Council had in July, this year, endorsed the renewal of Mr Orji’s appointment, given his performance in the first term.
According to a statement issued Thursday in Abuja by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari has also approved the nomination of Professor Isa Hayatu Chiroma as the Director General of the Nigerian Law School.
The statement clarified that Prof. Chiroma will succeed Mr. Olanrewaju Onadeko, who is due for retirement.
Chiroma is a Professor of Law and currently the Deputy Director in charge of the Yola Campus of the Nigerian Law School.
He hails from Adamawa State.
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