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President Jonathan appoints Peter Jack as director-general of National Information Technology Development Agency

09/04/2014 19:46
A press statement by Sam Nwaobasi, Special Assistant, Media to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has announced that Peter Jack has been appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan as the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency.
The statement said the appointment was for a first term of four years, with effect from the April 7.
Jack, who holds a BSc. in Chemical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Lagos, attended the International Information Technology Policy Programme, College of Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea.
He was until January 2007 a Director/Technical Assistant to the Director General NITDA, a position he held for seven years.
Jack is credited to have designed and implemented the Niger Delta Youth Computer Training Program for Niger Delta Development Commission in 2003.
He steps into the shoes of Prof. Cleopas Angaye, who retired in July 2013, having served for a maximum term of eight years.
Angaye, however, handed over to a Director in Software Outsourcing, Mr Ashiru Daura, who acted as the Director General of the agency until Jack’s appointment.

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