FCT, Abuja – With a few months to go until the end of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has given his consent to the appointment of Osita Anthony Aboloma as Chairman of the National Quality Council.
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Aboloma’s appointment was confirmed on Monday, January 2, in a statement by Ifedayo Sayo, spokesman for the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment.
As stated in the statement, the appointment is expected to take effect on August 3, 2022 and be renewable for a second five-year term.
Similarly, Minister Adeniyi Adebayo sent a letter to the new appointee (Anthony Aboloma) who confirmed the appointment of the former by President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to the Daily Independent, Adebayo’s letter was quoted as saying:
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“President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved his appointment as Chairman of the National Quality Council (NQC) for a five-year term beginning August 3, 2022, renewable for a second and final five-year term.”
“Their pay and other conditions of service are as provided in the Certain Political, Public and Judicial Office Holders (Salaries and Allowances, etc.; Amendment) Act, 2008.”
The letter also urged Aboloma to be in charge of day-to-day activities at the government agency, which also includes implementing the “Nigerian National Quality Policy and performing all relevant functions prescribed for the Council.”
The head of the newly approved national quality council is the immediate director general of the standard organization of Nigeria (SON).