Ezra Yakusak takes over from Segun Awolowo at NEPC


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ezra Yakusak as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Export Promotion Council.

He takes over from Segun Awolowo junior, a position he assumed since 2013.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said in a statement on Tuesday that, the appointment is for an initial term of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 7 (1) of the NEPC (Establishment) Act, 1987.

Shehu said the appointment is with effect from November 27, 2021.


Until his appointment, Yakusak, who holds a PhD in commercial law from the Ahmadu Bello University, was the Director, Policy and Strategy, NEPC.

He has also served as secretary to the governing board of the council.

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