President Buhari Appoints Ahmed Rufai Abubakar As Director-General Of NIA


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as DG of National Intelligence Agency, NIA. This was disclosed via Mr. President's official Twitter hand @MBuhari.

The approval of the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) came after the FEC meeting today which was presided by the President himself.
Until his appointment he was the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs/International Relations as he now been used to replace Ayo Oke, who was sacked  who was sacked over the $43.4 million operations cash found by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at apartment 7B in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos State, last year.

Ahmed Rufai Abubakar Director-General Of NIA
Ahmed Rufai Abubakar Director-General Of NIA

In a statement by the special adviser media to the President, Femi Adesina, the new Director General is Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, a retired career Foreign Service officer, who till his appointment served as Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) on Foreign Affairs/International Relations.

Adesina said 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 said “He also briefly served as Senior Adviser at the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), 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.

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