President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Adamu Tutuwa as the substantive Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi FIIRO, Lagos.
The appointment is contained in a statement signed Friday, in Lagos by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Monilola Udoh.
The statement indicated that Tutuwa until her new appointment, was the Director of the Biotechnology Centre of the National Biotechnology Development Agency in Jalingo, Taraba State, North Eastern Nigeria.
It added that Tutuwa’s vast experience in science research and development would come handy as a veritable tool to give FIIRO a further push into the commonwealth of renowned scientific, technology and research nations.
“With her core competence in biotechnology and her affiliation to scientific donor agencies, hopes are high that her new constituency will benefit therein,” it said.
Tutuwa’s appointment takes effect from May 10, 2022 with a five-year non renewable tenure.