Buhari Appoints Dauda Biu As Substantive FRSC Corps Marshal
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dauda Biu as the substantive corp marshal/chief executive officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
In July, Biu was appointed as the acting corps marshal of the FRSC.
He took over from Boboye Oyeyemi who bowed out of service that same month.
The appointment was announced on Friday in a statement by Willie Bassey. director of information for the secretary to the government of the federation.
Until his appointment, Dauda Ali Biu was the Acting Corps Marshal of the Commission, a position he held since July, 2022.
A statement by the Assistant Corps Marshal and Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem in Abuja, said :
“This landmark appointment by his Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, makes the new Corps Marshal, the second career Staff to be appointed in that capacity, after Dr Boboye Oyeyemi the erstwhile Corps Marshal,”
Mr Kazeem added :
“Deputy Corps Marshal Dauda Ali Biu was born in Zaria, Kaduna State. The seasoned road safety professional hails from Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State.
“He joined the services of the Federal Road Safety Corps in 1988 and rose through hard work, dedication, and commitment to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal and has held several positions of authority too numerous to mention.
“This includes the position of Acting Corps Marshal, Deputy Corps Marshal in charge of the Finance and Accounts Department at the National Headquarters Abuja, among others.
“The Corps Marshal holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State.”
Biu replaces Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi who retired from FRSC, after spending 34 years in service and serving two term as Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of Federal Road Safety Corps (Nigeria).
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