Meet The New NIMC Acting CEO, Coker-Odusote

Meet The New NIMC Acting CEO, Coker-Odusote

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of Bisoye Coker-Odusote as the Acting Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) for a 90-day period.

Coker-Odusote’s appointment takes effect from August 24, 2023, after which a full term of four years will begin as the substantive NIMC CEO beginning on November 24, 2023.

This was made known in a statement on Tuesday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

Ngelale said the appointment of Coker-Odusote comes after the President directed the commencement of 90-day pre-retirement leave for the Commission, Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz.

Below is the full profile of the new acting NIMC DG

Bisoye Coker-Odusote is the General manager/CEO of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA), a state body charged with oversight of utility (telecommunications, electrical, gas, and water [over and under the ground]) infrastructure within Lagos State.

As a trained engineer, she had previously worked as a Special Adviser on Technology to the President during his time as the Governor of Lagos State between 1999-2003.

Her impressive journey also includes serving as the Head of Information Technology & Communication at Bate Litwin, an engineering company working on projects such as Chevron ESA (JV with Atlas).

Coker-Odusote’s diverse experience also encompasses her time in the United Kingdom and Nigeria, with 15 years of expertise across technology, real estate/construction, oil and gas, finance, and media industries.

As a tech visionary, she was the National Database Project Director for the All Progressives Congress (APC), showcasing her commitment to utilising technology for transformative purposes.

Additionally, And presently sits on the board of IT Data Network Limited, amongst other key positions at home and abroad.

In addition, Coker-Odusote is also the founder of a tech advancement initiative under The Bibi Coker Foundation that gives education grants to women studying STEM-related degrees.

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