President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as chairman, board of trustees (BoT) of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
Mr Adama Adamu, minister of education, broke news of the appointment in a letter obtained by reporters on Monday.
According to the letter, Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment was effective from May 14, 2020.
Adamu also said the appointment would run for four years consequent upon which it would be reviewed based on performance.
Ibrahim-Imam was the governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno state in 2003 and 2007 respectively.
He, however, lost out on both occasions to Mr Ali Modu Sheriff, candidate of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP).