The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GFCR has appointed Bakut Tswah Bakut as Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution with effect from 27th December, 2018.
The appointment was conveyed in a letter with reference: SGF.6/S.7/T/187, dated 6th May, 2019 signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.
In the letter, the SGF states, “I am pleased to inform you that Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as Director-General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution for an initial term of four (4) years in accordance with section 9 (3) (a) of the IPCR (Establishment) Act, 2007”.
While pledging his unalloyed support to the Federal Government and commitment to repositioning IPCR for greater service to Nigeria and Africa, Bakut expresses appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment as a demonstration of the commitment of his Government towards the promotion of peace and national unity.
Bakut also commended the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for its understanding and support when he held sway in acting capacity since August 8, 2018.