Pres. Buhari Appoints Simbine As New DG, NISER

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Professor Antonia Taiye Simbine as the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), with effect from 1st June, 2022.

Professor Simbine is expected to succeed Dr Folarin Gbadebo-Smith whose tenure expires on 31st May, 2022.

Simbine, a Professor of Political Science and International Relations, currently heads the Knowledge Management Development Department at NISER.

With this appointment, Professor Simbine becomes the first woman to be appointed Director-General of the nation’s apex research institute.

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