Professor Isa Hayatu Chiroma has been confirmed as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Law School following President Muhammadu Buhari‘s approval on Thursday.
The appointment was confirmed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
Chiroma will succeed Olanrewaju Onadeko, who is due for retirement.
Chiroma is a Professor of Law, and currently the Deputy Director in charge of the Yola Campus of the Nigerian Law School.
According to Adesina, Buhari also re-appointed Uchechi Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).
Orji was first appointed in October 2012 for an initial term of five years, renewable for another term of five years.
He said that under Orji’s leadership, “the NSIA has made remarkable strides, and its assets now stand at over two billion dollars, which is invested in Nigerian Infrastructure, Economic Stabilisation and Future Generation Funds”.
He stated that in line with Section 16(2) of the NSIA Act, the National Economic Council had in July, endorsed the renewal of Orji’s appointment, given his performance in the first term.