Just in: President Buhari Appoint Chairman BoT TETFUND

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President Buhari has approved the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as the Chairman, Board of Trustee (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).


The appointment was confirmed yesterday in a letter signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.

The letter noted that Ibrahim-Imam appointment takes effect from May 14, 2020, and for a period of four years after which it can be reviewed.

The letter reads;

“I write to convey to you the approval of His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, of your appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) in Abuja with effect from May 14, 2020,”

“The appointment is for the tenure of four years in the first instance and may be renewed for a further term of four years, upon satisfactory performance.

“The conditions of service and remunerations of this appointment are guided by the Public Service Rules and Extant Circulars.

Please, accept my congratulations and sincere wishes for a successful tenure,” it said.

Ibrahim-Imam was an unsuccessful Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Borno state in 2003 and 2007 general election.

He was on both occasion lost the pool to the erstwhile, Ali Modu Sheriff of the then All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP).