President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of retired Major-Gen. Emmanuel Bassey and Mr Ado Ja’afar as Commissioners for the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB).
This is contained in a statement issued by the acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido in Abuja.
The statement said that their appointments take immediate effect.
Bassey is a retired Major-General in the Nigerian Army, while Ja’afar is a retired Assistant Controller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Board comprises a Chairman (Minister of Interior), two Commissioners, heads of the agencies under the interior ministry, legal adviser and representative of the Ministry of Interior.