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President Tinubu Fires FCCPC, BPE Chief Executive Officers

Nigeria President Bola Tinubu has dismissed the Chief Exec­utive Officer of the Federal Competition and Consum­er Protection Commission (FCCPC), Mr. Babatunde Irukera, and Director-Gen­eral/CEO, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex­ander Ayoola Okoh.

A statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, on Monday, not­ed that 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.

The presidency said by this directive of the presi­dent, their removal from of­fice takes immediate effect.

Ngelale also noted that the action 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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