Friday 15 March 2024

Tinubu Appoints Osun Former Governor's Daughter as DG NASA

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr. Temitope Ilori as the new Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA).

Ilori is the daughter of a former Governor of Osun State and the first interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebisi Akande.

The new NACA DG was also the Commissioner for Health during the administration of former Osun Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, from 2011 to 2014.

The appointment is contained in a statement by the Head of Public Relations and Protocol of NACA, Toyin Aderibigbe, on Thursday.

Osun Defender reports that Dr. Ilori is the first female to be appointed the Director-General of the agency beginning her initial term of four years on February 22, 2024.

She took over from her predecessor, Dr Gambo Aliyu, who was the DG of the agency from June 2019 till February 2024.

Up until her appointment, Dr. Ilori was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine, University of Ibadan, and a Consultant Family Physician in the Department of Family Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan.

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