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Tinubu names Bello as new CEO/EVC of FCCPC

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of 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.
The approval was contained in a statement released on Monday, June 24, by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.
Bello, a lawyer, administrator, and renowned journalist was the former Secretary to the Lagos State Government. He also served as Commissioner for Environment under various administrations in the State.
He holds a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, where he also bagged his Bachelor of Law and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2002.
As a journalist, Bello began  his career 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.
In the statement, Ngelale stated that the President expects that the new CEO/EVC of the FCCPC will ensure the holistic realisation 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.