The newly appointed Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.), has formally assumed duty at the headquarters of the agency in Abuja.
He was received on arrival by NEMA directors and later held a meeting with the management staff, according to a statement from the agency on Wednesday.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had approved the appointment of Muhammed as the DG of NEMA with effect from April 30, 2020 in statement that was issued from the office of the Secretary to the Government of Federation.
The new NEMA boss was a former Chief of Policy and Plans at the Nigerian Air Force before his retirement.
Air Vice Marshal Muhammed has flown several aircraft types which include: Air Force One (B737 BBJ), Alpha Jet, Gulf Stream 550, Dassault Falcon 900, Citation Jet, L39 ZA and Bulldog 123. His decorations include General Service Star (GSS), Pass Staff College (PSC+) and Fellow Defence College among others.