President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the appointment of Mr. Abdullahi Muhammadu as the new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

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According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Muhammadu succeeds Dr. Ade Abolurin, who has retired from service.

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The new NSCDC boss, who was an Assistant Commandant-General of the NSCDC prior his appointment, hailed from Muye in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State.

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