President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Aliyu Jauro as the new Director General/ Chief Executive Officer of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, (NESREA).
The Nation reports that NESREA’s deputy director (information), Oyofo Sule, confirmed his appointment in a statement issued on Monday, March 25, in Abuja.
According to the statement, Jauro takes over from Dr Lawrence Chidi Anukam whose tenure expired on the 17th of February 2019.
Legit.ng gathers that before his appointment, Jauro was deputy director at the National Centre for Petroleum Research and Development, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (A.T.B.U) Bauchi.
He holds a Bachelor of Tech. Degree in Industrial Chemistry from A.T.B.U Bauchi and MSc and PhD Degrees in Industrial Chemistry from the same university.
He joined the university as a graduate assistant in 1997 and rose through the ranks to become a professor in Industrial Chemistry in 2014.
Addressing the management and staff on assumption of office, the new director general said: “I am here to move the agency to the next level.
“I expect high standard of professionalism, integrity and dedication to duty.”
He promised to operate an open-door policy, stressing that he will bring his wealth of experience to bear in ensuring that NESREA lives up to its mandate.
He commended the acting director general, Miranda Amachree, for the achievements recorded in her short period in that capacity.
Professor Jauro won the German Academic Exchange Scholarship (DAAD) and the European Association of Organic Geochemists (EAOG) Travel Grant in 2005.
He is a fellow of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN), as well as a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria, (MICCON) and of Polymer Institute of Nigeria (MPIN).
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, March 25, hosted some All Progressives Congress (APC) senators to a dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the State House in Aso Rock, Abuja.
Attendees at the event senators included serving senators and senators-elect of the party as well as state governors of Lagos, Plateau, Kogi, Kaduna, Jigawa, Kebbi, Zamfara, Osun.
Also present were the APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and Boss Gidahyelda Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
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