President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Aminu Umar-Sadiq as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority -NSIA.
Umar-Sadiq will be replacing Uche Orji, whose tenure ended on September 30.
Orji had been appointed as NSIA managing director by former President Goodluck Jonathan on October 2, 2012.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi, who confirmed the development through a statement on Monday night, reported that the president had also appointed Kolawole Owodunni and Bisi Makoju as the executive directors in the agency.
Before his appointment, Umar-Sadiq had been an executive director and head of infrastructure at NSIA. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Engineering Sciences from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
He had additionally attended several advanced management programs for senior management executives within and outside Nigeria.