President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Moji Adeyeye, a professor, as the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

A statement issued by the agency on Friday indicates that the President’s approval of Adeyeye’s second tenure of five years took effect on 1 December, Premium Times reports.

Adeyeye, who was appointed in 2017, ended her renewable first term of office on 2 November.

Following the expiration of her first tenure, Monica Eimunjeze, NAFDAC’s Director of Registration and Regulatory Affairs, was immediately appointed as the acting director-general of the agency.

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According to the statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, NAFDAC, Abubakar Jimoh, the approval of her reappointment was conveyed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

“Adeyeye who officially assumed duty today (Friday) was received by some staff at the Corporate Headquarters in Abuja,” he said.