President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.), as new Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
According to a statement by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mr Willie Bassey, Alhaji Muhammed succeeded Mustapha Maihaja, whose 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.
He added that the erstwhile Director General, Mustapha Y. Maihaja has been instructed 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.