President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr. Alexander Okoh as the Director-General (DG), Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) for a second term of four years.
A statement issued Thursday by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity Office of the Vice President, said the renewal is in accordance with the provision of Section 17 (1)(a) and (2)(a) of the Public Enterprise (Privatization & Commercialization) Act, 1999.
The statement said the renewal will take effect from April 10 2021.
The BPE is the Federal Government agency charged with economic reforms especially the privatization & commercialization of government-owned enterprises in the country. BPE also serves as the secretariat of the National Council on Privatization.
“In the last four years, BPE has witnessed a notable invigoration in its activities,” the statement said.