Federal Character Commission gets new boss

Abayomi Sheba
Abayomi Sheba

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.”