President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Gambo Gumel Aliyu as the Director General of the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) for an initial term of four years.
A statement by the Permanent Secretary in the General Services Office (OSGF), Olusegun Adekunle, said the appointment is in line with Section 8, Sub-Section (4) of National Agency for the Control of Aids (Establishment) Act, 2007.
The appointment, he said, is with effect from June 26.
Dr. Aliyu is a Public Health Physician with background in HIV Epidemiology and Disease Prevention.
Until the appointment, he was the Country Director of the University of Maryland (U.S.A) Programmes in Nigeria.