President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has dismissed Mr. Babatunde Irukera, EVC/CEO, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) and Mr. Alexander Ayoola Okoh, Director-General/CEO, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) from their positions with immediate effect.
Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to President Tinubu on media and publicity announced the dismissal of Irukera and Okoh in a statement in Abuja Monday night.
According to Ngelale, their dismissal from office is 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.
“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 Chief Executive Officers.
” By this directive of the President, their removal from office takes immediate effect,” Ngelale said. (vitalnewsngr.com)