Pres. Buhari Sacks Chairman Of FCT Internal Revenue Service
Buhari also fired the Chairmen of the Secondary Education and Universal Basic Education Boards, Dr Moroof Akinwande and Alhaji Usman Ningi respectively.
This was disclosed via a statement released by FCT Deputy Director, Press, Mohammed Sule, on Thursday, September 10, 2015.
It reads in part:
“The Federal Government’s directive as contained in Circular Ref. No. SGF.19/S.81/XIX/964 on the dissolution of the Governing Boards of the Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Government-owned companies remains extant.”
“In view of this directive, the FCT Permanent Secretary has directed the former Chairman of the FCT IRS to hand over all duties and responsibilities of his office as well as government belongings in his possession to the Director of Treasury, FCT, while the Chairmen of the Secondary Education Board and Universal Basic Education Board should hand over all duties and responsibilities of their offices as well as government belongings in their possession to the Directors/Secretaries of SEB and UBEB respectively.”
The termination is with immediate effect.