Saratu Shafi’I, an Incorporated Trustee director at the Corporate Affairs Commission, has been named as the acting Registrar-General of the corporation, replacing the embattled Azuka Azinge.
Recall that Justice Danladi Umar of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Abuja had ordered Lady Azuka to step aside as acting R-G of the CAC, pending hearing and determination of motion before the Tribunal.
The order reads: “that the defendant/respondent step aside as the Acting Registrar General of Corporate Affairs Commission over allegation of contravening the provisions of Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act CAP C1 LFN 2004 pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice dated and filed on the 17th day of December 2019.
It further ordered, “that the Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry and the Chairman of the Board of Corporate Affairs Commission to take all necessary steps to appoint the next most Senior Director to take over as acting Registrar General Corporate Affairs Commissions pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice, dated and filed on the 17th day of December 2019.
Recall that DAILY NIGERIAN had exclusively reported how Lady Azinge disobeyed SGF’s directive, ‘bribed’ her way to become acting Registrar-General.
We also reported how Mrs Azinge had connived with Buhari’s former minister to grant over N559m ‘illegal waivers’ to Polaris Bank, Enyimba Development Company.