Buhari Appoints New NIMET Director General

President Muhammad Buhari has appointed Dr Bako Mansur Matazu as the new Director-General of Nigerian Meteorological Organization (NiMet).

Buhari announced this new appointment of Matazu on Monday following the sack of Prof. Sani Mashi.

The President fired Prof  prematurely as his tenure supposed to expire in January 2022.

The new NIMET boss, Matazuholds a PhD in Geography (Applied Meteorology), with membership of the Nigerian Environmental Society, African Forestry Forum, Nigerian Meteorological Society, the Climate Change Network, Nigeria and the renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Nigeria (REEN).

Prior to his appointment, he was the General Manager, Meteorological Research in the Agency.

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