Goodluck Jonathan President fires Executive Secretary of Petroleum Equalization Fund

The President has also approved the appointment of Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Asabe Asmau Ahmed as the new Executive Secretary of PEF.

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President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), Sharon Adefunke Kasali.

The President has also approved the appointment of Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Asabe Asmau Ahmed as the new Executive Secretary of PEF.

This was disclosed via a statement released on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 by Jonathan’s media aide, Reuben Abati.

The statement reads:

“President Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mrs. Asabe Asmau Ahmed (left) as Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF).”

“Mrs. Ahmed, who is currently the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, takes over from Mrs. Sharon Adefunke Kasali (right) who has been Executive Secretary of PEF since 2007.”

“The new PEF Executive Secretary hails from Niger State and holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, respectively.”

The President also approved the appointment of Mr Denzil Amagbe Kentebe as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Management Development Board (NCDMB).

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