Minister of Communications Technology, Adebayo Shittu

Dele Ogbodo in Abuja

The Minister of Communications Technology, Mr. Adebayo Shittu yesterday said arrangements have been concluded to appoint a new Postmaster-General of the federation on March 29.

Whiile addressing the media recently at the Headquarters of NIPOST, Shittu had averred that a new helmsman was to emerge this Monday, February 29, through an exercise to be conducted by PriceWaterHouseCooper.

In a statement made available to the media in Abuja by the ministry said the favoured candidate will emerge transparently from a list of 21 applicants that have been short-listed for interview with the selection committee.

The minister said: “The selection process has been designed to achieve transparent, merit- based results.” In order to achieve this objective, Shittu said the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), among others, have been invited to serve on the selection committee.”
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