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Tinubu appoints Emomotimi Agama as new DG of SEC

Tinubu directs review of tertiary institution’s governing boards before May 31

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Emomotimi Agama as the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The president also approved the appointment of Mairiga Aliyu Katuka as the commission’s board Chairman.

This was contained in a statement issued by Ajuri Ngalale, a spokesperson to the president on Friday.

Other professionals appointed to the board include, Frana Chukwuogor as Executive Commissioner (Legal and Enforcement),
Bola Ajomale as Executive Commissioner (Operations), Samiya Hassan Usman as Executive Commissioner (Corporate Services), Lekan Belo as Non-Executive Commissioner and Kasimu Garba Kurfi as Non-Executive Commissioner.

“The President anticipates that all members of the Board of this critical commission will bring to bear their wealth of experience and competence in advancing the commission’s core mandate of developing and regulating a capital market that is dynamic, fair, transparent, and efficient, to bolster investor confidence and contribute immeasurably to the nation’s economic development,” the statement read.