Buhari appoints Gambo Aliyu as NACA DG


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Aliyu Gambo

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Gambo Gumel Aliyu as the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), for an initial term of four (4) years.

A statement by the Permanent Secretary General Services Office (OSGF), Olusegun Adekunle, said the appointment was in line with the provision of Section 8, Sub-Section (4) of National Agency for the Control of Aids (Establishment) Act, 2007.

The appointment, he said, is with effect from 26th June 2019.

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Dr. Aliyu is a Public Health Physician with a background in HIV Epidemiology and Disease Prevention.

Until the appointment, he was the Country Director, University of Maryland Programmes in Nigeria.