Following the resignation of the Director General of NACA, Mr. Sani Aliyu on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Gambo Gumel Aliyu as the new Director – General of the Agency for an initial term of four years.
The Permanent Secretary General to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Olusegun Adekunle, released a statement, saying the appointment of the new head of NACA 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, was with effect from June 26.
Mr Aliyu who resigned from his position was
a public health physician with a background in HIV Epidemiology and Disease Prevention.
Until his appointment in 2016, he was a consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Cambridge University, United Kingdom.