President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the appointment of Ahmed Abubakar Audi as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and Halliru Nababa as the new Controller General of the Nigerian Correctional Service.
Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola announced this in a statement signed by ministry’s spokesperson Mohammed Manga.
He said Audi emerged the top best candidate out of those that went through the transparent selection process initiated by the ministry.
Audi’s appointment followed the retirement of Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu from service in January.
It said exercise was done through the board to ensure that the most suitable among the top-ranking officers in the service was appointed to replace the out-going Commandant-General of the NSCDC.