His arrangement was contained in an announcement by Buhari’s representative, Garba Shehu on Thursday
Bichi replaces Matthew Seiyeifa, who has been working in acting limit since Lawal Daura was sacked by the then Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
The announcement peruses, “President Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed with impact from the fourteenth of September, the arrangement of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as new Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS, prominently called DSS).
“The representative is a center Secret Service agent.
“He went to 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.
“The new Director-General started his profession in the security division of the Cabinet Office in Kano, from where he joined the ancient Nigerian Security Organization (NSO), the forerunner of the present SSS.
“Mr. Bichi has experienced preparing in knowledge handling investigation, operator dealing with enlistment and insight preparing in the UK, and also key preparing at the National Defense College.
“The new SSS manager goes to the activity with abilities in insight gathering, look into examination, refereeing, general examination, hazard and weakness tasks, counter knowledge and defensive activity and HR administration.
“Over the span of his profession, Mr. Bichi has filled in as the State Director of Security in Jigawa, Niger, Sokoto and Abia States.
“He was at different occasions 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 likewise filled in as Director at State Service Academy. Mr Bichi is hitched and with youngsters.