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Buhari Renews Tenure of Okhiria as MD/CEO of NRC

By JAMES EZEMA

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Magdalene Ajani, in a statement made available to Abuja Business Reports on Wednesday afternoon disclosed that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, in a letter with Reference Number SH/COS/17/A/1698 and dated 5th October, 2020 has approved the renewal of appointment of Engr. Freeborn Edetanlaen Okhiria, as the Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC).

The statement noted that the renewed tenure is in accordance with the relevant section of the Nigerian Railway Corporation Act. Cap 129, LFN, 2004.

Engr. Freeborn Okhiria who was first appointed as the MD of the corporation on 24th October, 2016 will therefore continue his tenure effective October 20, 2020 for a second and final four (4) year tenure.

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