Tinubu Appoints New NCFRMI Federal Commissioner and NSIPA National Coordinator

By Oviri Kelvin, Abuja

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

The President has also appointed Mrs. Delu Bulus Yakubu as the pioneer National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of the National Social Investment Programmes Agency (NSIPA).

In separate statements by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Thursday, September 14, 2023, it was noted that “Mr. Aliyu Tijani Ahmed is a recipient of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sociology.

He added that the new NCFRMI federal commissioner “previously served the Nasarawa State Government as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, and as the Commissioner of Education.”

While the pioneer National Coordinator of NSIPA, “Mrs. Delu Bulus Yakubu is a recipient of a Master’s degree in agronomy from the State University of Bio-Technology in Kharkiv, Ukraine, with over 15 years of working experience in Social Investment Programme management.

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“President Tinubu expects the new appointee to convey the highest level of efficiency, transparency, and qualitative service delivery at NSIPA, in his determination to actualize the Renewed Hope agenda of his administration,” the statement read.

However, while the appointment of Mrs. Yakubu is subject to confirmation by the Senate, Mr. Ahmed has been directed to resume with immediate effect.

Recall that the National Social Investment Programmes Agency (NSIPA) (Establishment) Act, 2023, was signed into law on May 22, 2023.

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