BREAKING: Buhari Removes Muhammad As NEMA Director-General, Appoints Another Northerner As Replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammad.

Following his elimination, Mohammad is appointed the chairman of the board of National Senior Citizens Centre.


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The President additionally accredited the appointment of Ahmed Mustapha Habib as the brand new NEMA chief.

In a press release by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari accredited the take-off of the National Senior Citizens Centre and constituted a 12-member board with instant impact.

“This is according to Section 16 (2) (d) of the Nigerian 1999 Constitution as amended which mandates the State to supply satisfactory social providers and enhance the standard of lifetime of the aged.

“The National Senior Citizens Centre was handed into regulation because the National Senior Citizens Centre Act, 2017 to cater for the wants of senior residents (70 and above) within the nation.

“To realise this noble goal, and with a purpose to guarantee relevance and unfold, individuals of confirmed integrity from key ministries and organisations have been appointed into its Governing Board.

“Consequently, President Buhari has appointed AVM. M.A. Muhammad (rtd) because the Chairman of the Board with Mansur Kuliya, representing the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; Dr Chris Osa Isokpunwu representing the Federal Ministry of Health; Mr Umar Abdullahi Utono representing the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing; and Dr John Olushola Magbadelo representing Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity as members.

“Other members include: Mrs Bulus Friya Kimde representing the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs; Mr Sani Ibrahim Mustapha representing the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD); Professor Usman Ahmed representing the Geriatric Association of Nigeria; Arc. Mrs Victoria Onu representing the Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons (CORSOPIN) and three other stakeholders namely Dr Dorothy Nwodo, Professor Mohammed Mustapha Namadi and Dr Emem Omokaro who also serves as the Director General,” the assertion mentioned.

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BREAKING: Buhari Removes Muhammad As NEMA Director-General, Appoints Another Northerner As Replacement

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