- Effective Friday, April 22, Abdulganiyu Jaji has emerged the new Controller General (CG)of the Federal Fire Service (FFS)
- Jaji's appointment was announced on Tuesday, April 26, following the approval of President Buhari
- The new CG is taking over from Acting Controller General Samson Karebo who had been in charge after former Controller General, Ibrahim Liman, retired
Legit.ng gathers that Jaji was the Deputy Controller General (DCG) in charge of Administration and Supplies at the FFS before his appointment as CG.
He is taking over from Acting Controller General Samson Karebo, who took up the mantle of leadership after Former Controller General, Ibrahim Liman, bowed out of service.
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The newly appointed CG commenced his career at the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing as Higher Technical Officer in 1991.
“He held several positions in the Ministry before his redeployment to the Federal Fire Service in 1999.
“He was born on the 13th August 1965 to the family of Alh. Umar Olola Jaji in Ilorin, Kwara State.
“He holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering obtained in 1999 and he is married with children,” the statement read.
Buhari approves appointment of Matilda Mmegwa as special assistant on employment, job creation
In a related development, President Buhari has approved the appointment of Mrs Matilda Mmegwa as senior special assistant on employment and job creation.
The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina, on Thursday, April 21, made this disclosure through a statement he shared on his official Facebook page.
The senior special assistant, who has held a number of posts in the private sector in Canada and international organisations, will work under the leadership of the minister of labour and employment on issues of job creation.