President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment
OpenLife Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has made a fresh appointment, barley 25 days to the expiration of his eight years tenure as President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The fresh appointment was made in the Federal Ministry of Environment.
Making the disclosure in a press statement, sighted by OpenLife, the ministry announced that the new appointee is Dr (Mrs). Agnes Yemisi Asagbra.
She has been appointed as the Director-General and Chief Executive of the National Biosafety Management Agency.
The statement reads in full:
President Muhammad Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr (Mrs). Agnes Yemisi Asagbra as Director-General and Chief Executive the National Biosafety Management Agency. The appointment which takes effect from 1st May, 2023 is for a term of four (4) years. D.r (Mrs) Agnes Yemisi Asagbra is a seasoned Scientist and an administrator. She holds a doctorate degree in Food and Industrial Microbiology from the prestigious University of Ibadan. She has been involved in Biotechnology research for over two and a half decade. She has over thirty publications in referred Journals. She has won many research awards/grants. She is also an ISO 9001 lead auditor and ISO 22000 food safety auditor.
Dr. Agnes Yemisi Asagbra served as acting DG/CEO of Federal Institute of Industrial Oshodi (FIIRO) between February 2020 and May 2022.