Buhari on sacking spree, fires more heads of agencies, parastatals

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President MuhammaduBuhari has approved the immediate disengagement of 24 chief executive officers of some parastatals, agencies and commissions.

Earlier on Monday, the president sacked all heads of the six agencies under the ministry of Information and Culture.

A statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir Davil Lawan, said the most senior officers in the parastatals, agencies and councils are to oversee the activities of the organizations pending the appointment of substantive chief executive officers.

 

Full list of heads of agencies sacked today

(i) Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)

(ii) Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)

(iii) Voice of Nigeria (VON)

(iiii) News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

(v) National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)

(vi) Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

(vii) New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

(viii) Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)

(ix) Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB)

(x) Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN)

(xi) Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)

(xii) National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

(xiii) Petroleum Equalization Fund

(xiiii) Nigeria Railways Corporation (NRC)

(xv) Bureau of Public Procurements (BPP)

(xvi) Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)

(xvii) Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)

(xviii) Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON)

(xix) National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

(xx) Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC)

(xxi) Bank of Industry (BoI)

(xxii) National Centre for Women Development (NCWD)

(xxiii) National Orientation Agency (NOA)

(xxiiii) Industrial Training Fund (ITF)

(xxv) Nigerian Export-Import Bank

(xxvi) National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic In Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP)

3.​Mr. President, however, thanked them for their invaluable services to the Nation and wishes them well in their future endeavours.

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