GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Buhari appoints Abubakar New DG for National Intelligence Agency

By Tony Edike on 10/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 122

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has  appointed Ahmed Rufai  Abubakar, as the  substantive director general for the National Intelligence Agency, NIA. The appointment takes immediate effect.

A statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, on Wednesday said that Abubakar, a retired career Foreign Service officer, was until his appointment the senior special assistant to the president on Foreign Affairs and International Relations.

Abubakar had extensive experience working with the United Nations in peace support operations, mediation process, preventive diplomacy and good offices, as well as the promotion of good governance and respect for the rule of law and human rights.

He also briefly served as senior adviser at the Multinational Joint Task Force, with headquarters in Ndjamena, Chad, before his appointment as SSAP.

Abubakar holds a B.A degree in French Language and Literature, and an M.A degree in Francophone Maghrebian Literature, both from Bayero University, Kano.

He is also fluent in English and Arabic.

Posted 10/01/2018 10:55:52 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
NNPC’s 25 Billion dollars scandal and the hypocrisy...

Fuel scarcity may end in days – Major...

Guber race: APGA will rule Anambra for 50...

221 police personnel attached to Obiano – Spokesman...

Anambra is broken and needs to be fixed...

Clear salary arrears before Christmas, Buhari tells govs...

We are not bound by your prophecies on...

Tell Anambrarians how you spent N75bn I left...

Maina on the run again

Gov. Ugwuanyi appoints Mrs. Ifeoma Nwobodo as chairman...

Nigerians trust Buhari’s govt, Presidency replies Jonathan

Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant...

 

Latest News Benue killings: We’re tired of observing a minute silence – Ekweremadu Nigeria now Painted Red with Blood – Dogara Pope Francis apologises for sexual abuse within Catholic Church Herdsmen attack: We have our own breed of cows, no one will establish colonies on our land – Ohanaeze Buhari begs Benue leaders to accommodate Fellow countrymen Benue killings : Oyedepo places curse on Fulani herdsmen We were embarrassed in Jerusalem, says Clergy INEC declares Umeh winner of Anambra Central Senatorial District election Benue killings: ACF sets up committee on anti-grazing law MASSOB, Ohanaeze reject establishment of cattle colonies Buhari, seven northern govs in closed-door meeting Benue killings: Unongo, Waku, Onoja, others warn Buhari, threaten to raise army against herdsmen

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (4,741 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (2,422 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (2,080 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (1,895 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (1,807 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (1,532 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (1,329 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (1,302 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (1,235 views) Chime not owner of Enugu Mall – Spar (1,167 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (1,098 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (1,052 views)

 

SECTIONS EDITORIAL (3) POLITICS (109) SOCIETY (29) SPORTS (1) BUSINESS (49) HEALTH (6) EDUCATION (9) INTERNATIONAL (6) ENTERTAINMENT (0) TECHNOLOGY (0) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (5)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands