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Buhari appoints replacement for Awolowo at NEPC


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Ezra Yakusak as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council.

The new appointee replaces Olusegun Awolowo, who has served two terms of four years each, a statement said.


The appointment is for an initial term of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 7 (1) of the NEPC (Establishment) Act, 1987.

The appointment is with effect from November 27, 2021.

Until his appointment, Dr. Yakusak, who holds a PhD in commercial law from the Ahmadu Bello University, was the Director, Policy and Strategy, NEPC.


He has also served as Secretary to the Governing Board of the Council.


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