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

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-Normal of the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammad.

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Following his elimination, Mohammad is appointed the chairman of the board of Nationwide Senior Residents Centre.



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

In an announcement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari authorised the take-off of the Nationwide Senior Residents Centre and constituted a 12-member board with speedy impact.

“That is in step with Part 16 (2) (d) of the Nigerian 1999 Structure as amended which mandates the State to supply enough social companies and enhance the standard of lifetime of the aged.

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

“To grasp this noble goal, and in an effort 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, Catastrophe Administration and Social Improvement; Dr Chris Osa Isokpunwu representing the Federal Ministry of Well being; Mr Umar Abdullahi Utono representing the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing; and Dr John Olushola Magbadelo representing Federal Ministry of Labour and Productiveness as members.

“Different members embody: Mrs Bulus Friya Kimde representing the Federal Ministry of Ladies Affairs; Mr Sani Ibrahim Mustapha representing the Pension Transitional Association Directorate (PTAD); Professor Usman Ahmed representing the Geriatric Affiliation of Nigeria; Arc. Mrs Victoria Onu representing the Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Individuals (CORSOPIN) and three different stakeholders particularly Dr Dorothy Nwodo, Professor Mohammed Mustapha Namadi and Dr Emem Omokaro who additionally serves because the Director Normal,” the assertion mentioned.

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