The Federal Government says the Boards of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) are not dissolved.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume said the two boards are exempted from the dissolution of the Boards of Federal government parastatals, agencies, institutions and government-owned companies earlier announced later Monday.
The statement with the clarification was signed by the Director of Information in the SGF Office, Willie Bassey on behalf of Akume.
“Further to the directive on the dissolution of Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Government-owned Companies, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has clarified that the Boards of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control (NAFDAC) are exempted from such dissolution,” the statement read.
On Monday, President Bola Tinubu approved the dissolution of all boards of Federal Government parastatals, agencies, institutions and government-owned companies “in the exercise of its constitutional powers and in the public interest”.
The SGF Office stated that the directive took effect from Friday, June 16, 2023.
The move followed the sacking of all the service chiefs in the country and the appointment of new ones.Follow us on social media