The Minister of State for Petroleum, Hon Timipre Sylva made this announcement of the new appointment in a statement Mr Garba Deen Muhammad, who is his SA on Media.
The minister in his congratulatory message said, “The Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum (HMSP) H.E. Timipre Sylva has today, 28/05/2020, disclosed the appointment of Dr Ya’u Usman Idris as the Director-General of Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRC).”
“In a letter conveying the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment, the HMSP congratulated the new DG and urged him to work hard to justify the confidence reposed in him. The appointment is with effect from 19th February 2019″