President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dismissal of John Opara, executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC).
Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, disclosed this in a statement, saying the decision took effect from Thursday.
The statement read:
“His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has in the exercise of his powers, approved the disengagement of Mr. John Kennedy Opara as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission with effect from Thursday May 19 2016.
“Mr. President, however, thanked him for his invaluable services to the nation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.”