Breaking: Buhari sacks Maihaja as NEMA gets new boss

​President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.) as the new Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

This was contained in a statement issued by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Willie Bassey.

The statement said the appointment took effect from Thursday, April 30, 2020, for an initial period of four years in accordance with Section 3 of the National Emergency Management Agency Act.

“The erstwhile Director General, Engr. Mustapha Y. Maihaja, has been directed to handover all official matters to AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.) immediately.

“The President thanked the out-gone Director-General for his services and charged the new appointee to serve with diligence and commitment,” the statement said.

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