President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ambassador Apollonius Demenongu Agev from Benue State (North-central) and Mr. Kio Solomon Benibo Amieyeofori from Rivers State (South-south) as Deputy Directors-General (DDGs) at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).
This was contained in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and signed by the Permanent Secretary, General Services Office GSO, Olusegun Adekunle.
â€œThe appointments are in fulfillment of Para. 4 (1) & (2) of the relevant Instrument establishing the NIA.
â€œThe Director-General of NIA, in line with the provisions of the instrument under reference, will assign areas of responsibilities to the DDGs who will assist him in carrying out his functions as Director-General.
The appointments take immediate effect,â€ the statement added.