President Buhari sacks NEMA DG

Names resigned Air Vice Marshal as his substitution

President Buhari has ended the arrangement of the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja (presented above) and has selected Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (retd) as his substitution.

An announcement discharged from the workplace of the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), said Muhammadu Alhaji’s arrangement was actualized on Thursday, April 30th, for an underlying time of four years as per Section 3 of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Act.

“The erstwhile Director-General, Mustapha Y. Maihaja, has been directed to hand over all official matters to AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed immediately. The President thanked the outgoing Director-General for his services and charged the new appointee to serve with diligence and commitment.” the statement in part read

Engr. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja was designated in March 2017 after President Buhari sacked Alhaji Muhammed Sani-Sidi as NEMA DG.

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