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Buhari Has Appointed Abdulganiyu Jaji As New Fire Service Boss

Nigeria’s number one citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abdulganiyu Jaji as the new Controller General of the Federal Fire Service.

Jaji was the Deputy Controller General in charge of Administration and Supplies before his latest appointment.

The President gave the approval in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Civil Defence, Immigration and Prisons Service Board (CDIPB), Aisha Rufai, in Abuja.

According to the statement, Jaji’s appointment took effect on April 22, 2022, and will lead the service for the foreseeable future.

The statement added that Jaji emerged as the top candidate out of those that went through the screening and selection process initiated by the Ministry of Interior.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Jaji Olola Abdulganiyu as the Controller General Federal Fire Service with effect from Friday 22nd April 2022.

“Until his appointment, Engr Abdulganiyu was the Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Administration and Supplies in the Federal Fire Service.

“Engr. Abdulganiyu 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.

“Engr. Jaji Olola Abdulganiyu MNSE, MIFire, E, COREN, was born on the 13th of August 1965 to the family of Alh. Umar Olola Jaji in Ilorin, Kwara State. He holds a Master’s Degree in Mech. Eng. obtained in 1999, and he is married with children,” the statement reads.

Jaji takes over from Acting Controller General, Samson Karebo, who was appointed on December 30, 2021.

Following the appointment, Jaji permanently replaced former Controller General, Ibrahim Liman, who retired in November 2021.

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