President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate sacking of the Chairmen of the FCT Internal Revenue Service, Secondary Education Board and Universal Basic Education Boards (UBEB).
This is contained in a statement signed by Muhammad Hazat Sule, Deputy Director/Chief Press Secretary in the FCTA, and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.
The statement said the sack notice was contained in a letter with reference no. SGF.19/S.81/T1/97 sent to the FCT Permanent Secretary, John Chukwu, on Wednesday by the Secretary to the Federal Government.
The letter said that the Federal Government’s directive as contained in Circular Ref. No. SGF.19/S.81/XIX/964 on the dissolution of the Governing Boards of the Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Government-Owned Companies remained extant.
It stated “that the directive applies to all the Boards of the Federal Capital Territory Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Government Owned Companies”.
The statement further revealed that in view of the above, the FCT Permanent Secretary had directed the former Chairman of the FCT Internal Revenue Service to hand over all duties and responsibilities of his office as well as government belongings in his possession to the Director of Treasury, FCT.
It also directed the Chairmen of the Secondary Education Board and Universal Basic Education Board to hand over all duties and responsibilities of their offices as well as government belongings in their possessions to the Directors/Secretaries of SEB and UBEB respectively.
The statement thanked the officials for their contributions to the development of the FCT and wished them success in their future endeavors.