Monday, 18 May 2015

President Jonathan sacks NIPS boss, announces replacement

President Jonathan today May 18th sacked the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, Saratu Umar . Her sack comes months after aggrieved staff of the NIPS called on President Jonathan to remove her from office over allegations of highhandedness, staff intimidation and gross incompetence.

Pres. Jonathan announced Uju Hassan-Baba as the acting Executive Secretary of NIPS. See official press statement after the cut...

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan-Baba, as the new Executive Secretary/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC). Mrs. Hassan-Baba takes over from Mrs. Saratu Altine Umar who has been relieved of her appointment as the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive of NIPC with immediate effect.

The new Executive Secretary/Chief Executive had served previously as Director-General, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in Anambra State and Director, Legal Services, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. President Jonathan thanks the out-going Executive Secretary/Chief Executive for her services and wishes her well in her future endeavours.

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