President Tinubu Dissolves boards of all agencies, sacks Service Chiefs, IGP

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President Bola Tinubu has dissolved the boards of all Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions, and Government-Owned Companies and also sacked all the service chiefs, customs CG and IG of police.

The announcements were contained in a statement released by the office of the secretary to the government of the federation.

The statement also shared the list of the newly appointed officials to fill in the gap left by the sacked personnel.

Read the full statements below.


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*OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION*
*PRESS & PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT*

June 19, 2023


*PRESS RELEASE*

*PRESIDENT BOLA AHMED TINUBU APPROVES DISSOLUTION OF BOARDS OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PARASTATALS, AGENCIES, INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMPANIES*


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has approved the immediate dissolution of the Governing Boards of all Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions, and Government-Owned Companies in the exercise of its Constitutional Powers and in the Public interest.

The dissolution does not, however, 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.
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.
-Signed-
*Willie Bassey*
Director, Information
For: Secretary to the Government of the Federation

PRESIDENT TINUBU RETIRES ALL SERVICE CHIEFS, ADVISERS, COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF CUSTOMS, APPOINTS NEW ONES*


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR,  has approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of  Police, Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service as well as their replacements with immediate effect.

The newly appointed Officers are:


S/NNAMEAPPOINTMENTS

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu National Security Adviser


Maj. Gen. C.G MusaChief of Defence Staff

Maj. T. A LagbajaChief of Army Staff


Rear Admirral E. A OgallaChief of Naval Staff

AVM H.B AbubakarChief of Air Staff


DIG Kayode Egbetokun Acting Inspector-General of Police

Maj. Gen. EPA UndiandeyeChief of Defense Intelligence


Mr President has also approved the following appointments:

S/NNAMEAPPOINTMENTS


1Col. Adebisi Onasanya Brigade of Guards Commander

2Lt. Col. Moshood Abiodun Yusuf 7 Guards Battalion, Asokoro, Abuja


3Lt. Col. Auwalu Baba Inuwa177, Guards Battalion, Keffi, Nasarawa State

4Lt. Col. Mohammed J. Abdulkarim102 Guards Battalion, Suleja, Niger


5Lt. Col. Olumide A. Akingbesote 176 Guards Battalion, Gwagwalada, Abuja

Similarly, the President has approved the appointments of other Military Officers in the Presidential Villa as follows:


S/NNAMEAPPOINTMENTS

1Maj.  Isa Farouk Audu


(N/14695)Commanding Officer State House Artillery

2Capt. Kazeem Olalekan Sunmonu (N/16183)Second-in-Command, State House Artillery


3Maj. Kamaru Koyejo Hamzat (N/14656)Commanding Officer, State House Military Intelligence

4Maj. TS Adeola (N/12860)Commanding Officer, State House Armament


5Lt. A. Aminu (N/18578)Second-in- Command, State House Armament

Mr. President has also approved the appointments of two (2) additional Special Advisers, and two (2) Senior Assistants, namely:


S/NNAMEAPPOINTMENTS

1Hadiza Bala UsmanSpecial Adviser, Policy Coordination


2Hannatu  Musa MusawaSpecial Adviser, Culture and Entertainment Economy

3Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar GumelSenior Special Assistant , National Assembly Matters  (Senate)


4Hon. (Barr) Olarewaju Kunle Ibrahim Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters  (House of Representatives)

Finally, the President has approved the appointment of Adeniyi Bashir Adewale as the Ag. Comptroller General of Customs.


It is to be noted that the appointed Service Chiefs, the Inspector-General of Police and the Comptroller General of Customs are to act in their positions, pending their confirmation in accordance with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Willie Bassey


Director, Information

For: Secretary to the Government of the Federation


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