Buhari Approves Reappointment of NIMC Boss for Second Term


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Aliyu Aziz, Director-General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), for a second term.

Mr Abdulhamid Umar, General Manager, Operations and Corporate Communications of the organisation, said this in a statement he signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday.

Umar said that the reappointment of Aziz was conveyed in a letter by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha.

“The President of the Federal Republic enjoins Engr. Aliyu Aziz to continue with the good work he is doing and take NIMC to the next level, in consonance with the federal government’s doctrine of integrity, transparency and accountability.

“This reappointment is in pursuant to the NIMC ACT that provides two terms tenure for the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission,’’ he said.

According to him, the second tenure of Aziz commences on Friday, November 22. (NAN)