Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed will serve in the African Union(AU) Reform Steering Committee. President Muhammadu Buhari today announced her nomination to represent Nigeria, in a statement issued by Malam Shehu Garba, senior special assistant on media and publicity. The committee, headed by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is tasked with ongoing institutional reforms of the AU Commission and its organs. The committee which comprises eminent persons from the continent will work on part-time basis to produce a report for presentation to the 28thAfrican Union Summit in January 2017.
A versatile and accomplished development practitioner in the public, private and civil society sectors with over three decades experience, Mohammed had served as the Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria on MDGs, serving three Presidents over a period of six years.
Until her appointment as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in November 2015, she was the Assistant Secretary/Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning.