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Buhari appoints Lawal Adviser on policy and coordination 

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From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed immediate past Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office (EPO), Dr.  Habiba Lawal, as Special Adviser to the President, Policy and Coordination.

Before retirement last week, Lawal had successfully supervised a team that ensured management, identification, planning and execution of projects to mitigate serious ecological challenges across the country, with commendable results.

According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, she attended Ahmadu Bello University Zaria from 1982 to 1986 for B.Sc. Chemistry, she won the Nigerian Tobacco Company Prize for the Best Year II Student 1984/1985, the Imperial Chemical Industries Prize for the Best Graduating Student in Chemistry (Second Class Upper) and the Imperial Chemical Industries Prize for the Best Graduating Project 1985/1986.

In 1991, Lawal obtained a Master’s Degree in Inorganic Chemistry from ABU, Zaria and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi (1997).

She also holds Certificate in Professional and Personal Competence in Women’s Development from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, Britain.

Lawal, who served as Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, 19th April 2017 to 30th October, 2017, has resumed in her new office.

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