President Buhari Approves New Board For NEITI

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 12.21PM / News

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced appointments to the Board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).

The composition of the new Governing Board is as follows:


1.       ​​Honourable Minister of Solid Minerals Development​ – ​Chairman

2.      ​Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance ​– ​Member

3.      ​Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)​​​​​​ ​– ​Member

4.      ​President, Miners Association of Nigeria​ – ​Member

5.      ​Representative of the Civil Society Organizations (to be elected by the organizations)​​​​ ​– ​Member

6.      ​President, Nigeria Mining and Geosciences Society​ ​​– ​Member

7.      ​​President, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG)​​​​​​ ​– ​Member

8.     ​​Hannatu Musa Musawa (Journalist), Representative, North-West Geo-Political zone​​​– ​Member

9.      ​​Mr. Lawan Gana Lantaiwa (Consultant), Representative, North-East Geo-Political Zone ​​– ​Member

10.  ​​Mr. Bernard B. A. Ver (Accountant), Representative, North-Central Geo-Political Zone​​​​ ​– ​Member

11.   ​​Mrs. Anne Adaeze Onyekwena (Representative, South-East Geo-Political Zone)​​​​​ ​– ​Member

12.  ​​Mr. Emmanuel Chiejina (Lawyer), Representative, South-South Geo-Political Zone​​​​ ​– ​Member

13.  ​​Mr. Gbenga Onayiga (Journalist), Representative, South-West Geo-Political Zone​​​​ ​– ​Member


14.  ​Mr. Waziri Onibiyo Adio ​​​​- Executive Secretary


The new Governing Board will be inaugurated in due course, the statement added.

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