Buhari approves governing board for FERMA as Architect Akintola is new chairman

Mr Gbenga Akintola

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution and renewal of the Governing Board for the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA).

The new Chairman of the Board is Mr James Olugbenga Akintola, who succeeds Mr Tunde Lemo, after the latter voluntarily stepped down. Other members of the old Board have their terms renewed.

Mr Lemo conveys his appreciation to President Buhari for the opportunity given him to serve the country.

Mr Akintola, the new Chairman, had occupied similar positions in many States.

A statement by presidential spokesperson, Mr Femi Adesina, described Architect Akintola as a multi-skilled construction professional, who had been Senior Special Assistant Infrastructure in Ogun State, Consultant to Kwara State, Special Adviser Infrastructure, Oyo State, Executive Chairman, Lagos State Public Works Corporation, among others.

He holds a B.Sc Architecture and an M.Sc in the same field from the then University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University.

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