Buhari sacks NIPC Boss
President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Hajiya Saratu Umar as the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), with immediate effect.
Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, confirmed this development in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
In a directive to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Richard Adebayo, the president also mandated the most senior Director in the Commission to immediately take over in the interim.
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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari had in July 2022 approved the appointment of Hajiya Saratu Umar as Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the NIPC for a fresh term of five years.
Umar was first appointed to the position in July 2014. (NAN)
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