President Bola Tinubu has announced the dissolution of the governing boards of all federal government parastatals, agencies, institutions, and government-owned companies.
This was contained in a statement issued by Willie Bassey, director, information at the office of the secretary to the government of the federation, SGF, on Monday.
According to the statement, the chief executive officers of the affected agencies are directed to refer matters requiring the attention of their boards to the president, through the permanent secretaries of their respective supervisory ministries and offices.
The statement read, “Permanent secretaries are directed, also, to route such correspondences to Mr President through the office of the secretary to the government of the federation. Consequently, all ministries, departments and agencies are to ensure compliance with the provision of this directive which took effect from Friday 16th June 2023.
“Permanent secretaries are particularly directed to inform the chief executive officers of the affected agencies under the supervision of their respective ministries/offices for immediate compliance.”
However, the statement clarified that dissolution did not affect boards, commissions and councils listed in the third schedule, Part 1, section 153 (i) of the 1999 constitution. The boards, commissions and councils listed in the third schedule, Part 1, section 153 (i) of the 1999 constitution include: (a)Code of Conduct Bureau
(b) Council of State
(c) Federal Character Commission
(d) Federal Civil Service Commission
(e) Federal Judicial Service Commission
(f) Independent National Electoral Commission
(g) National Defence Council
(h) National Economic Council
(i) National Judicial Council
(j) National Population Commission
(k) National Security Council
(l) Nigeria Police Council
(m) Police Service Commission
(n) Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission
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