As part of his renewed efforts to rejuvenate the nation’s economy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Adesoji Adesugba as the new Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA).
Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment while speaking on the appointment of Prof. Adesugba as NEPZA DG, expressed satisfaction over the choice of Mr. President.
The Minister believes that Prof. Adesugba’s wealth of experience coupled with his academic exposure would add value to the attainment of NEPZA’s core mandate. He urged the new appointee to pilot the affairs of the agency with transparency and open-door policy that will accelerate Federal Government’s target for economic zones across the country, especially in the area of job creation.
Many Investment experts believe that the appointment of Prof. Adesoji Adesuga will usher in a fresh breath into Trade and Investment Ministry.