In a recent development, President Bola Tinubu has taken decisive action by relieving the Chief Executive Officers of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera, and the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alexander Okoh.
The announcement was made on Monday through the president’s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, citing the administration’s commitment to restructuring and enhancing the efficiency of crucial federal agencies.
Ngelale emphasized that the removal of both individuals is effective immediately. Stay tuned for further updates on this significant government shake-up.
The statement reads,
“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, President Bola Tinubu has dismissed the following Chief Executive Officers:
“(1) Mr. Babatunde Irukera — EVC/CEO, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC)
“(2) Mr Alexander Ayoola Okoh — Director-General/CEO, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)
“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.”