Buhari reappoints Okhiria as railway corporation MD
NEWSMAN, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the tenure of Nigerian Railway Corporation MD, Freeborn Okhiria.
A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Magdalene Ajani said the tenure renewal was contained in a State House memo.
“The permanent secretary disclosed that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, vide letter Ref: No SH/COS/17/A/1698 dated 5th October, 2020 has approved the renewal of appointment of Freeborn Edetanlaen Okhiria, as the Managing Director of NRC,” it stated.
It added that the appointment was in accordance with the Nigerian Railway Corporation Act. Cap 129, LFN, 2004, and added that Okhiria was first appointed on October 24, 2016, and will serve his second and final term of four years starting from October 20, 2020.