The News reports that over 23 director generals and managing directors of agencies and departments of government, including veteran actress, Onyeka Onwenu, have been sacked today.
The News reports that over 23 director generals and managing directors of agencies and departments of government have been sacked today.
From the Ministry of Information, including the the heads of Voice of Nigeria, NTA, News Agency of Nigeria, FRCN, National Broadcasting Commission and National Orientation Agency, had been asked to leave today.
A statement signed by Mr. Babachir David Lawal, Secretary to the Government of the Federation announcing the sack of directors-general of many agencies of government, revealed the development.
During the statement, Lawal said:
“The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate disengagement of the following Chief Executive Officers of the underlisted Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions.
“He 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.”
Amongst those affected was veteran actress and musician, Onyeka Onwenu who had been appointed MD Bank of Industry amongst many others.