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.
Dr. Aliyu is a Public Health Physician with a background in HIV Epidemiology and Disease Prevention.
Until the appointment, he was the Country Director, the University of Maryland Programmes in Nigeria.