BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints Tunji Bello As New CEO FC CPC

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Tunji Bello as the new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-Chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) subject to Senate confirmation.

A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, said Bello, a seasoned lawyer, administrator, and journalist, brings a wealth of experience to the role. 
The statement further said Bello previously served as Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Commissioner for Environment and various editorial positions at Concord Newspapers and THISDAY Newspapers.

It said the President expects Bello to ensure the Commission’s mandate is fully realized, protecting Nigerian consumers’ interests, promoting their welfare, and guaranteeing the safety and quality of goods and services.
“President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatunji Bello as the new Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice-Chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), pending confirmation by the Senate.

“Mr. Bello is a lawyer, administrator, and renowned journalist.

“He is the former secretary to the Lagos State Government and holds a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos. He studied Law at the same university and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2002.
“Mr. Bello began his career in journalism at the Concord Newspapers in 1985 and held the positions of Group Political Editor; Sunday Concord Editor, and Editor, National Concord. 
“He is a winner of the US Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship and was appointed the Chairman, Editorial Board of THISDAY Newspapers in 2001.

“He also served as Commissioner for Environment under various administrations in Lagos State.

“The President expects that the new Chief Executive Officer of this important agency will ensure the holistic realization of the Commission’s mandate of protecting and promoting the interest and welfare of Nigerian consumers and ensuring the adoption of measures to guarantee the safety and quality of goods and services,” the statement reads.

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