By Abdul Tukur
The Nigerian President has announced Boss Gida Mustapha, as replacement for the sacked Secretary to the Government, SGF, Babachir Lawal.
Femi Adesina, a spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari, who made the announcement, said the appointment of the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke had also been terminated.
“PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS BOSS MUSTAPHA NEW SGF, TERMINATES APPOINTMENTS OF BABACHIR LAWAL, AYO OKE
“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, MrBabachir David Lawal, and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), 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.
“President Buhari also approved the recommendation to terminate the appointment of Ambassador Oke, and has further approved the setting up of a three-member panel to, among other things, look into the operational, technical and administrative structure of the Agency and make appropriate recommendations.”