Emmanuel Amlai has assumed office as the acting Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC) following the expiration of the two-term tenure of the Council's former Director General, Mrs. Ify Umenyi.
In a press statement signed by Deputy Director, Public Relations, Abiodun Obimuyiwa, Umenyi handed over to the acting D-G; being the most senior director in the organisation.
It added that the outgoing DG expressed the hope that her successor would find the structures put in place by her administration useful in a renewed effort at taking the organisation to a higher level in the execution of its mandate.
Her words "One of the greatest assets that will be inherited by the new administration in the Council is the unwavering commitment of the workforce to the actualisation of the Council's mandate".
Before development, Amlai was the Director of Quality Assurance and Development in the organisation. Also, he was a former Director, Surveillance and Enforcement before moving to the Quality Assurance and Development Department.
The new acting Director-General, before joining the Council in 2001as a Deputy Director, had worked at top management level with Nigeria Asbestos Industry Limited and Supercor Industry Limited, all in Bauchi, Bauchi State.