Yusuf Magaji Bichi Profile/Bio.
President Muhammadu Buhari, On Thursday, Septmeber 13 2018, approved the appointment of Mr Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the Substantive Director General of the State Security Service, SSS popularly called DSS. Read Yusuf Magaji Bichi Profile below.
Yusuf Magaji Bichi Profile/Bio
Mr Yusuf Bichi, who was a core Secret Service Operative till he retired from active service in 2017 is from Bauchi State.
He attended Danbatta Secondary School, the Kano State College of Advanced Studies and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he graduated with a degree in Political Science.
Family | Yusuf Magaji Bichi Profile/Bio
Mr Yusuf Magaji Bichi is married and with children.
Career In Security Service
The new Director-General began his career in the security division of the Cabinet Office in Kano, from where he joined the defunct Nigerian Security Organisation (NSO), the precursor of the present SSS.
Professional Trainings | Yusuf Magaji Bichi Profile/Bio
Mr. Bichi has undergone training in intelligence processing analysis, agent handling recruitment and intelligence processing in the UK, as well as strategic training at the National Defence College.
The new SSS boss comes to the job with skills in intelligence gathering, research analysis, conflict management, general investigation, risk and vulnerability operations, counter intelligence and protective operation and human resources management.
In the course of his career, Mr. Bichi has worked as the State Director of Security in Jigawa, Niger, Sokoto and Abia States.
Career In The Secret Service
He was at various times the Director, National Assembly Liaison, (National War College), Director at National Headquarters in the Directorate of Security Enforcement, Directorate of Operations, Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Inspection and Directorate of Administration and Finance.
He also served as Director at State Service Academy.
Retirement | Yusuf Magaji Bichi Profile/Bio
Mr Yusuf Bichi retired from service last year after spending 35 years in government service.