Buhari Names Muhammadu As New NSCDC Boss

retired after 10years
retired after 10years
retired after 10years

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.