Buhari approves Okhiria’s re-appointment as NRC MD


The President, Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the tenor of Freeborn Okhiria’s appointment as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC).

Confirming the renewal, the Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Transportation, Eric Ojiekwe, in a statement on Wednesday, said Okhiria’s re-appointment takes effect on October 20.

The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of appointment of Freeborn Edetanlaen Okhiria, as the Managing Director of NRC.

“This is in accordance with the relevant section of the Nigerian Railway Corporation Act. Cap 129, LFN, 2004.”

Mr Okhiria was first appointed as the corporation’s MD on October 24, 2016.

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