President Buhari re-appoints DG of NIMC, Aliyu Aziz

Aliyu Aziz, the director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has gotten the presidential nod to head the commission for a second term.

A statement by Abdulhamid Umar, the general manager, Operations and Corporate Communications, on Friday, November 22, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Aziz's re-appointment.

Umar said the MIMC boss's re-appointment was conveyed in a letter by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

“The president of the Federal Republic enjoins Engr. Aliyu Aziz to continue with the good work he is doing and take NIMC to the next level, in consonance with the federal government’s doctrine of integrity, transparency and accountability,” he said.

“This re-appointment is in pursuant to the NIMC ACT that provides two terms tenure for the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission.’’ Aziz's second term tenure starts on Friday, November 22.