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JUST In: Tinubu Retires NIMC DG, Announces Replacement

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday directed the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission, Aliyu Aziz, to go on a 90-day pre-retirement leave.

A statement by the Presidency also noted that Tinubu approved the immediate appointment of Bisoye Coker-Adesote as the new DG of the agency.

According to the statement, the outgoing DG’s leave is, “With effect from August 24, 2023, leading to his eventual retirement from service on November 24, 2023.

“The President approves the appointment of Engr. Bisoye Coker-Odusote to serve as the Acting Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission for a 90-day period, with effect from August 24, 2023, after which, a full term of four years will begin as the substantive NIMC Director-General/CEO, beginning on November 24, 2023.

“Furthermore, President Tinubu approved the appointment of Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub to serve as the Director/CEO of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps.

This follows the recent expiration of tenure of the former DTAC Director/CEO, Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi.

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