President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved and announced the appointments of two Deputy Directors-General for the National Intelligence Agency.
The newly appointees are Ambassador Apollonius Agev from Benue state in North Central of the country while his colleague, Mr. Kio Amieyeofori is from Rivers State in the South-South region of the country.
The statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, General Services Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Barr. Olusegun Adekunle noted that the appointments were with immediate effect.
Adekunle said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ambassador Apollonius Demenongu Agev from Benue State (North Central) and Mr. Kio Solomon Benibo Amieyeofori from Rivers State (South-South) as Deputy Directors-General at the National Intelligence Agency.
“The appointments are in fulfillment of Para. 4 (1) & (2) of the relevant Instrument establishing the NIA.
“The Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, in line with the provisions of the Instrument under reference, will assign areas of responsibilities to the DDGs who will assist him in carrying out his functions as Director-General.
“The appointments take immediate effect.”