Buhari fires CEOs of 26 government parastatals and agencies with immediate effect (PLUS: Full List)

Posted by News Express | 15 February 2016 | 2,772 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate disengagement of the Chief Executive Officers of 26 Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir David Lawal, said.

The President “has also approved that the most senior officers in the Parastatals, Agencies and Councils oversee the activities of the organisations pending the appointment of substantive Chief Executive Officers,” the SGF said in a statement issued in Abuja. He listed the affected Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions as follows:

(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.

•Photo shows SGF, Engr. Babachir David Lawal.


Source: News Express

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