Published On: Fri, Jul 17th, 2015

Buhari Names Muhammadu As New NSCDC Boss

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By Sadiq Umar, Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of Mr. Abdullahi Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

The appointment followed retirement on Friday of former Commandant-General, Mr. Ade Abolurin, who tenure expired this week.

Muhammadu, an Assistant Commandant-General of NSCDC hails from Muye in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State.

He replaced Abolurin who had served a two-term tenure, having been appointed in 2005.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Muhammadu’s appointment takes immediate effect.

He holds a B.Sc in Sociology from the University of Sokoto, and a Masters in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

President Buhari wished Mr. Abolurin a happy retirement, the statement said.

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