The Federal Government has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Louis Eriomala as the Acting Executive Secretary/CEO, National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture with immediate effect.
In a letter titled “Appointment as Acting Executive Secretary/CEO”, addressed to Mr. Eriomala, dated 30th November, 2017 with Reference No.: FMCT/56/CON/V/329 and signed by Adebola O. Kayode for the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Eriomala will act as the ES, NICO, pending the appointment of a substantive Executive Secretary/CEO by His Excellency, President Mohammadu Buhari, the President and Commander in Chief, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The letter reads “I am directed to inform you that the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture has approved your appointment as the Acting Executive Secretary/CEO of National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), pending the appointment of a substantive Executive Secretary/CEO by Mr. President”.
Recall that Assoc. Prof. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, the immediate past Executive Secretary of NICO ended his eight (8) year tenure as the Chief Executive of NICO on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 and as the most senior director in the institute, Mr. Louis Eriomala is expected to superintend over the Institute in acting capacity.
Before his appointment, Eriomala was the Director, Lagos Liaison Office of the Institute.
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