Buhari Appoints Professor Adesugba As NEPZA New MD



In a renewed effort to bring in changes that will benefit the economy amid Covid-19 crisis, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Adesoji Adesugba as the new managing director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA).

The appointment which was approved by the President in a letter dated Friday, June 26 was signed by the chief of staff Ibrahim Gambari and directed to the trade and investment ministry.

Professor Adesoji Adesugba who is a respected and renounced lawyer and an investment analyst, will pilot the affairs of NEPZA till the expiration of his appointment.

Speaking on Adesugba’s appointment as trade and investment minister, Adeniyi Adebayo said his wealth of experience in business promotion will accelerate Buhari’s administration’s target for economic improvement.

Adesugba is also a national legal adviser of the National Association of Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), a professor of Business Administration at the Roegate College in Dublin, Ireland.
He has also lectured investment promotion at the Baden International Business School, Baden, Switzerland.


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