TETFund: Echoni, Former Education Ministry Permsec takes over from Bogoro as Executive Secretary

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sunny Echono as the new Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).

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Mr Ben Goong, Director, Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Education made this known in a statement he issued in Abuja on Friday.

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Goong stated that Echono takes over from Prof. Sulaiman Bogoro whose five-year tenure ends on March 18.
Bogoro was initially appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2014, was replaced and re-appointed.
Goong described Echono as an accomplished technocrat that would bring to the job diverse wealth of experience spanning infrastructure, business administration, procurement management, ICT and the education sectors.

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Prior to his appointment, Echono served as Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education and member, Board of Trustees of TETfund among other national assignments.

He bagged a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1983, Masters in Architecture, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1985, Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Calabar.

He also holds a Masters in Procurement Management from the University of Turin, Italy, among other qualifications.

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