PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Modibbo Hamman-Tukur as the Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU).
The news of the appointment was contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity to the President.
Hamman-Tukur holds a Master’s Degree in Science and hails from Adamawa State.
“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,” Adesina said in the statement.