*JUST IN: Tinubu Dismisses BPP Director General, Make Fresh Appointment – Details*

*JUST IN: Tinubu Dismisses BPP Director General, Make Fresh Appointment – Details*

Information obtained by thenewskingdom have it that President Ahmed Tinubu has dismissed Mr. Mamman Ahmadu from office as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) and appointed Mr. Ayodeji Ariyo Gbeleyi as the new head.

This new development was contained in a statement released on Saturday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

Gbeleyi is known to be a renowned financial expert and award-winning chartered accountant. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

According to information, Gbeleyi is also known as an alumnus of executive programmes of the prestigious London Business School, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Lagos Business School.
He has over 30 years of post-qualification experience in diverse sectors, including manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), investment & commercial banking, project finance, telecommunications, infrastructure, and public administration.

Further investigation also revealed that Gbeleyi was the board Chairman of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) and Commissioner of Finance in Lagos State from 2013 to 2015.

However, the President expects the new Director-General to bring his vast experience and competence to bear in this role to strengthen the agency as the national resource centre for capacity building and sustenance of reforms through the promotion of a competitive private sector-driven economy, ensuring social accountability and efficient deployment of public resources, as well as advancing effective corporate governance and fiduciary discipline in the public and private sectors.

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