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Tinubu appoints new Federal Commissioner for Refugees Commission

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Aliyu Tijjani Ahmed as the new Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale in Abuja on Thursday said Mr. Aliyu Tijani Ahmed is a recipient of Bachelors and Masters degrees in Sociology.

According to the statement, Mr Ahmed had previously served the Nasarawa State Government as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG); Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; and as the Commissioner of Education.

It stated that the appointment takes immediate effect.

Writing by Hadiza Abdulrahman; Editing by Jennifer Ogor