President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new Director General for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
The new appointment was conveyed via aMay 2, 2020 press release from the office of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and signed by Willie Bassey, Director or 8Information.
The new DG is AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.) and he replaces Engr. Mustapha Y. Maihaja.
See full text of the communication below:
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERTION
SGF.50/S.13/VO/51 2nd May 2020
APPOINTMENT OF AVM MUHAMMADU ALHAJI MUHAMMED (Rtd.)
AS NEW DG OF NEMA
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).
2.This appointment took effect from Thursday, 30th April, 2020, for an initial period of 4 years in accordance with Section 3 of the National Emergency Management Agency Act.
3.The erstwhile Director General, Engr. Mustapha Y. Maihaja has been directed to handover all official matters to AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.) immediately.
4.The President thanked the out-gone Director-General for his services and charged the new appointee to serve with diligence and commitment.
Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation