President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked suspended Secretry to the Federal Government. Babachir Lawal, and Amb. Ayo Oke, former Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA).
Mr Boss Mustapha has been appointed as the new SGF.
A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, said President Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against Lawal and Oke.
The statement said “the President accepted the recommendation of the panel to terminate the appointment of Mr Lawal, and has appointed Mr Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The appointment takes immediate effect”.
President Buhari also approved the setting up of a three-member panel to, among other things, look into the operational, technical and administrative structure of the NIA and make appropriate recommendations.