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National Agency for the Great Green Wall gets New DG

DG National Agency for the Great Green Wall, Dr Yusuf Maina Bukar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Yusuf Maina Bukar as the Director General of National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW).

This was contained in a statement signed by the Director (Press) in the Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr. Saghir El-Mohammed.

The appointment which is for a four year term, takes effect from April 4, 2022.Dr. Yusuf is a Ph.D holder in “The Impact of the Emerging Climate Change Risks on Sustainable Urban Growth” from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, Master of Science Degree in “Advanced Sustainability of the Built Environment” from the University of Dundee, UK and Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

He also has expertise in Climate Change Adaption and Sustainable Development.Dr. Yusuf is a member of the Environmental Society.