The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has released a statement in Abuja, stating that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Modibbo Hamman-Tukur as the new Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit.
Hamman-Tukur, is a native of Adamawa State and holds a Master’s Degree in Science.
The statement reads,
“In accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) Act 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Modibbo Hamman-Tukur as a Director of the Unit.
“This was contained in a letter dated January 7, 2019 to the Senate President seeking the confirmation of the nominee by the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly.”