Tinubu withdraws nomination of 24-yr-old Imam as FERMA board chairman

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President Bola Tinubu has withdrawn the nomination of Engr. Imam Kashim Imam as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA).

The president appointed Imam, 24, on Friday, October 13, for a renewable term of four (4) years, in accordance with Section 2(3) of the FERMA Amendment Act, 2007.”

The appointment was said to have generated concerns, with many saying he lacked the requisite experience for the job.

Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement on Thursday, October 19, said the withdrawal of the nomination is with immediate effect.

“All other appointments to the Board and Executive Management team of FERMA are not affected by this directive,” the statement reads.


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