Dr. Anthony Anuforom has handed over to his successor, Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi as the Director General/CEO NiMet.
The hand-over event took place during the valedictory ceremony held at the Agency's headquarters in Abuja.
Speaking at the event, Professor Mashi, extolled the sterling leadership qualities and virtues of Dr. Anthony Anuforom, describing him as a man with keen attention to details, thorough and above all, compassionate.
He appreciated the cordial relationship that existed between them during the period of transition as well as his meritorious, selfless and diligent service to the Agency, which is the result of the laudable achievements recorded during his tenure.
Responding, Dr. Anuforom expressed his heart-felt gratitude to the Federal Government for the wonderful opportunity to serve in this capacity and to the management and staff of the Agency for the support that was accorded him during his tenure. He enjoined the members of staff to extend same to his successor.
Earlier, some members of staff poured encomium on the outgoing Director General and wished him well in his future endeavours.