Buhari appoints Dr Yakusak as new CEO of NEPC



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

Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

According to the presidential aide, the appointment is an initial of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 7 (1) of the NEPC (Establishment) Act, 1987.

”The appointment is with effect from Nov. 27, 2021,” he added.

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

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