Tinubu appoints new head for National Commission for Refugees


President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Aliyu Ahmed as the new Federal Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI).

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A statement by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Thursday said that Ahmed has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sociology and has previously served the Nasarawa State Government as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, and Commissioner of Education.

“By this directive of the President, the appointment takes immediate effect,” the presidency stated.