Tinubu removes two CEOs from office


By Nudoiba Ojen

President Bola Tinubu has dismissed two Chief Executive Officers from their positions.

They are the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Mr Babatunde Irukera and the Director-General/CEO, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr Alexander Ayoola Okoh.

The two dismissed Chief Executives are directed to hand over to the next most senior officer in their respective agencies, pending the appointment of new CEOs.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, said in a statement on Monday that “By this directive of the President, their removal from office takes immediate effect”.

Ngelale stated that their dismissal was “in conformity with plans to restructure and reposition critical agencies of the Federal Government towards protecting the rights of Nigerian consumers and providing a strong basis for enhanced contributions to the nation’s economy by key growth-enabling institutions”.



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