Mr. Zacch Adelabu Adedeji is the 5th substantive Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), since it was established by Decree 88 of 1993, now an Act of the National Assembly, Act Cap. No. 78 LFN of 2004, amended in 2015, to catalyze the development of the sugar industry with a view to ensuring that Nigeria attains at least, 70% self-sufficiency in her sugar requirement within the shortest possible time and even export to earn foreign exchange.
Mr. Adedeji, a consummate financial expert with 15 years’ post qualification experience in financial and general management was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Executive Secretary of the Council on 10th March, 2021 for an initial term of four years.
He is a First Class graduate of Management and Accounting from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and later bagged a Masters of Science degree in Accounting from the same university. He was also at the famous Harvard Kennedy School of Government in the United States of America for an Executive Course in Economic Development.