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: 534

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...
PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

Hardship: Kogi worker attempts suicide, rescued by FRSC...

Herdsmen launch fresh attack in Benue, kill 7,...

Buhari declares June 12 Democracy Day, honours Abiola...

PDP national chairman asks Buhari to quit

Herdsmen allegedly attack NNPC Officials in Benue

Ex-Uyo Catholic priest takes a wife, weds in...

Compulsory one year internship programme for fresh graduate...

Buhari fit to contest in 2019 – Presidency...

Ohanaeze, MASSOB fault Buhari’s civil war claim

/EFCC files fraud charge against Innoson

It’s false to say that 81 of Buhari’s...

 

Latest News Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October Varsity student found dead in well after SARS invasion of hostel 2019 polls to cost N242bn, Buhari tells National Assembly 2019 elections will be free, fair -- President Buhari Ekiti election fell short of global standards, say US observer group, others Ekiti: Coalition protests alleged election rigging at US embassy Melaye condemns burning down of his school projects in Kogi ICC summoned Buhari because of killings in Nigeria – PDP Herdsmen: Foreigners are not involved in Nigeria’s killings – French Ambassador Floods kill 44, destroy 500 houses in Katsina 2019: I won’t just be President but a warrior in fight against poverty, injustices – Dankwambo Taraba State Commissioner of Police, David Akinremi, on Monday sustained an head injury following an attack on him by some youths in the Tudunwada area of Jalingo, the state capital. The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Misal, who disclosed this to journalists, explained that the CP had gone to the area with a team of policemen to restore normalcy following reports of youths’ unrest only to be stoned and injured in the head by “the irate youths.”

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (6,192 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (4,390 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (4,251 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (3,765 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (3,704 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (3,077 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (2,819 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (2,739 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (2,738 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (2,719 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (2,673 views) Chime not owner of Enugu Mall – Spar (2,289 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (252) EDITORIAL (4) POLITICS (306) SOCIETY (96) SPORTS (12) BUSINESS (164) HEALTH (13) EDUCATION (13) ENTERTAINMENT (7) INTERNATIONAL (25) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (8)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands