Jonathan Fires Saratu, NIPC Boss

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Fired at the last minute
Fired at the last minute
Fired at the last minute

By Umar Sadiq, Abuja.

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday sacked the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Mrs Saratu Altine Umar, replacing her with former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Anambra, Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan-Baba.

A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati in Abuja, Umar’s sack takes immediate effect.

The statement reads: “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,” it added.