President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Gambo Aliyu Gumel as the new Director-General, of National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), for an initial term of four (4) years.
According to Olusegun Adekunle, the Permanent Secretary General Service Office (OSGF) who break the news said, the appointment was in fulfillment of the provision of section 8, sub-section (4) of National Agency for the Control of Aids (Establishment) Act, 2007.
He said the appointment is with effect from 26th June 2019
Dr. Aliyu is a Public Health Physician with a background in HIV Epidemiology and Disease Prevention.
Until his appointment, he was the Country Director, University of Maryland Programmes in Nigeria.