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Buhari sacks NEMA DG, appoints replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Engineer Mustapha Maihaja as the Director General of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA and replaced him with AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.)

These were contained in a statement by the Director, Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mr. Willie Bassey.

The new D-G’s appointment took effect from Thursday, 30th April, 2020, for an initial period of four years in accordance with Section 3 of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Act.

“​The erstwhile Director General, Engr. Mustapha Y. Maihaja has been directed 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,” the statement said.

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