Abayomi Sheba, a commissioner representing Ondo State at the Federal Character Commission, FCC, has been appointed as Acting Executive Chairman of the commission.
Adamu Idris, spokesman of the commission announced this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja.
According to Mr Idris, Mr Sheba’s appointment followed a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation dated September 18.
Mr Idris said that Sheba replaced Shettima Bukar-Abba, whose tenure has ended.
Mr Idris further said that Mr Sheba was a member of the House of Representative in the fourth National Assembly.
“He holds a masters degree in Law and Public administration from Adekunle Ajasin University and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, respectively.
“At various times, he was a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ondo State.
“He had a stint with the Guardian Newspaper. He is happily married with children.”