PRESS STATEMENT ON NEITI ES FOR MINISTER.docx

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    Zainab Ahmed, the Executive Secretary of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has been confirmed by the Senate following her nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari   to serve as Minister in the Federal cabinet in Nigeria.

     

    The nomination of Zainab, the NEITI, Chief Executive and anti-corruption crusader of repute was received with jubilation by stakeholders in the extractive industry. Most industry players who have followed with admiration, the diligence, courage and honesty with which Zainab Ahmed has championed the need for reforms in Nigeria’s oil, gas and mining industries have applauded President Buhari for her nomination.