Tinubu renews Bayero’s position as NITT boss

President Bola Tinubu has confirmed Bayero Farah’s reappointment as Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria for a second four-year term.

This is stated in a statement issued by the institute’s spokesperson, Mr. John Kolawale, and made available to journalists in Zaria on Friday.

He stated that the appointment was effective as of January 13.

” The reappointment notice was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Sen. George Akume.

According to him, the reappointment is in accordance with the provisions of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology Act, 1986 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

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He said Farah possessed track record of sterling and exceptional performance which led to the massive and unprecedented transformation of NITT to its unrivaled status since inception in 1986.

Kolawale said the director-general joined the services of NITT in 1994 as a Senior Staff Development Officer, having earlier worked as a classroom teacher and later as a National Population Census Cartographic Officer.

He rose through the ranks to the position of a Director in 2013 and substantive DG/CEO on Jan.13, 2020.

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