Buhari appoints Abubakar New DG for National Intelligence Agency

By Tony Edike on 10/01/2018

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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

 

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