President Buhari approves another appointment
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Antonia Taiye Simbine as the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER).
This was contained in a statement on Friday issued by Sufuyan Ojeifo, Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba.
The statement explained that Professor Simbine will be succeeding the outgoing Director-General, Dr Folarin Gbadebo-Smith whose tenure expires on 31st May 2022.
She is a Professor of Political Science and International Relations and currently heads the Knowledge Management Development Department at NISER.
Following this appointment, Professor Simbine becomes the first woman to be appointed Director-General of the nation’s apex research institute.