President Tinubu Sacks Boards of FG Agencies, Parastatals

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President Bola Tinubu has sacked the Governing Boards of all Federal Government’s Agencies, Parastatals, Institutions, as well as government-owned Companies.

Spokesperson to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

President Tinubu had earlier approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police.

He also retired all Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service.

According to Bassey, the dissolution, however, does not affect boards, commissions and councils listed in the “Third Schedule, Part 1, Section 153 (i) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.”

He added: “In view of this development and until such a time new boards are constituted, the Chief Executive Officers of the Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions, and Government-Owned Companies are directed to refer matters requiring the attention of their Boards to the President, through the Permanent Secretaries of their respective supervisory Ministries and Offices.

“Permanent Secretaries are directed, also, to route such correspondences to Mr President through the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Consequently, all Ministries, Departments and Agencies are to ensure compliance to the provision of this directive which took effect from Friday 16th June, 2023.

“Permanent Secretaries are particularly directed to inform the Chief Executive Officers of the affected Agencies under the supervision of their respective Ministries/Offices for immediate compliance.”

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