Ambassador Mamman NUHU, is the Executive Secretary of Lake Chad Basin Commission and Head of Mission of the Multinational Joint Task Force. He is a Nigerian Diplomat with upward of thirty-eight years’ experience. He joined the Nigerian Foreign Service in 1982 and has held various positions in Nigerian Diplomatic and Consular Missions around the world, including as Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Zimbabwe.
Ambassador NUHU was appointed the Executive Secretary and Head of Mission of LCBC/MNJTF on 12th March, 2018. Prior to his appointment, he was the Senior Political Adviser (SPA) to the Executive Secretary and Head of Mission of the LCBC/MNJTF from July 2016 -February 2018.
As Executive Secretary of the LCBC, he oversees the activities of the Commission established in 1964 to ensure the equitable management of the waters of Lake Chad and the other trans-boundary water resources of the basin, the conservation of the ecosystem of the Basin and the promotion of regional integration peace and security in the area. Ambassador NUHU also doubles as the Head of Mission of the MNJTF where he provides strategic political leadership and guidance to the Force towards the creation of safe and secure environments in the Boko Haram affected areas of the Region as well as the overall implementation of stabilization programs in the basin.
Amb. NUHU is a graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Language. He also holds post-graduate certifications from other institutions including the Nigerian Foreign Service Academy.