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Just In: Buhari Sacks NiMet DG, Mashi

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President Muhammadu Buhari has fired the Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Organization (NiMet), Prof. Sani Mashi.

The tenure of Mashi as DG of NiMet is supposed to end in January 2022 but the president has replaced him with Bako Mansur Matazu.

Matazu holds 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).

He was, until his appointment, the General Manager, Meteorological Research in the Agency.

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