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.