The President of Nigeria and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, H.E, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday approved the appointment of a new governing Board for the National Veterinary Research Institute,(NVRI), Vom in Plateau state. This was stated in a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha.
The board is chaired by Mr. Marlin Daniel and has other board members which include, Dr. Grace Chida, Mrs Jumoke Okunlola, Jide Owoka, Mr. Adebayo Ojora, Hon. Stan Dara, Amina Dalhat, Sale Kusani Wudil, Mahe Gobir,Pauline Kaigama, Akiode O. Olubunmi, Hon. Ibrahim Tashi and Alhaji Mobo Kassim.
Mr. Marlin Daniel the board chairman, is a Lawyer by profession and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Bayelsa State. Also, he used to be a former Senior Special Assistant serving under President Goodluck Jonathan and as a then-member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party(PDP).
According to the SGF, the appointments will take immediate effect and the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has been advised to inaugurate the boards after letters of appointment have been issued.