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Buhari renews tenure of Nigerian Railway Corporation MD

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the tenure of the Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, Freeborn Okhiria.

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr Magdalene Ajani, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

Mrs Ajani said the real was made via a letter, Ref: No SH/COS/17/A/1698 and dated Oct. 5, 2020.

“President Buhari has approved the renewal of appointment of Engr. Freeborn Edetanlaen Okhiria, as the Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC).

“This is in accordance with the relevant section of the Nigerian Railway Corporation Act. Cap 129, LFN, 2004,” the letter read.

Mr Okhiria was first appointed as managing director of the corporation on October 24, 2016 .

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The renewal of the second tenure takes effect from Oct. 20.


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