President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former Commissioner for Finance in the administration of late Sen. Abiola Ajimobi , Mr Zacch Adelabu Adedeji, as the Executive Secretary, National Sugar Development Council (NSDC).
A statement made available to newsmen by the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation(OSGF) Willie Bassey, said the appointment takes effect from March 10, 2021.
According to the statement, the appointment is for an initial term of four years in accordance with the provisions of Section 5 (1) of the National Sugar Development Council (Establishment Act, 1993).
“Mr. Adedeji Zacch holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management & Accounting and Masters Degree in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, as well as an Executive Certificate in Economic Development from Harvard, Kennedy School of Government, Boston, U.S.A with 15 years experience as Chartered Accountant.
“Until the appointment, he had served as Corporate Affairs Manager (West Africa) at the Procter & Gamble Company, Lagos and Commissioner for Finance, Oyo State from 2011-2015.
“Mr. President enjoins the new appointee to serve the nation with all sense of responsibility, honesty, diligence and promote good governance in the discharge of his duties,” the statement added.