Boss Mustapha, New SGF

Boss Mustapha, New SGF

Boss Mustapha Is Nigeria’s New SGF


President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Mr. Mustapha’s will replace Babachir Lawal who was sacked on Monday.

 

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement said the sacking of Babachir follows the report of a three-man panel led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo that investigated some allegations levelled against him.

The Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke, who was also indicted by the panel was sacked.

The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir David Lawal, and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke.

 

“The President accepted the recommendation of the panel to terminate the appointment of Mr. Lawal, and has appointed Mr. Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The appointment takes immediate effect.”

A replacement is yet to be announced for Mr. Oke.

Mustapha from Adamawa State is a lawyer, management consultant, politician and businessman.

Buhari had in June 2016 appointed him the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority

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