President Muhammadu Buhari his wife biographer Dr Hajo Sani as Ambassador and Permanent delegate of Nigeria to the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation.
Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, announced the appointment in a statement on Wednesday.
Before now Dr. Sani was the Senior Special Assistant on Administration and Women Affairs (Office of the First Lady) to the president.
This comes days after a biography she wrote for the wife of the President titled, ‘Aisha Buhari: Being different,’ was presented to the public in Abuja.
In the statement, Goong said the President also made other key appointments in the education sector including, “Prof. John Okpako Enaohwo, Chairman, Governing Board of National Commission for Colleges of Education, (NCCE), Abuja.
“Prof. Abdullahi A. Abba, Pro- Chancellor/ Chairman, Governing Council, Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State.
“Prof. Idris Muhammad Bugaje, Executive Secretary, National Board For Technical Education, (NBTE) Kaduna,
“Dr. Benjamin Ogbole Abakpa as Executive Secretary of National Senior Secondary Education Commission, (NSSEC), Abuja.
“Prof. Paulinus Chijikoke Okwelle, Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Abuja.
“Prof. Ibrahim Muhammad as Director/CEO, Nigerian Arabic Language Village, Ngala, Borno State.”