President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sunday Adeyemi Adepoju, a former member of the House of Representatives as the new Postmaster General/Chief Executive Officer (PMG), for the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).
The announcement was made in a statement signed by Uwa Suleiman, the media aide to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.
Suleiman said Adepoju’s appointment was followed by the recommendations made by Pantami.
According to the spokesperson, the appointed is for an initial term of five years.
“Hon. Adepoju is a professional accountant and a former member of the Federal House of Representatives from 2011 – 2015 and 2015 – 2019, representing Ibarapa East/Ido Federal Constituency.
“NIPOST is an agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the appointment of Hon. Adepoju as the new PMG of NIPOST is with immediate effect,” Suleiman said.
The immediate past PMG Dr. Ismail Adewusi was sacked by Buhari on the allegations of financial misappropriation.