BREAKING: Buhari Sacks Bachir Lawal, Appoints Boss Mustapha as New SGF

President Buhari, has sacked suspended SGF and appointed Boss Mustapha  to replace him. Boss Mustapha before this appointment was the Director General of the Nigerian Inland Waterways.

The appointment was made public in a release by The Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) - Mr. Femi Adesina. 

The Statements reads: 

President Muhammadu Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir David Lawal, and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke.

The President accepted the recommendation of the panel to terminate the appointment of Mr. Lawal, and has appointed Mr. Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The appointment takes immediate effect.

President Buhari also approved the recommendation to terminate the appointment of Ambassador Oke, and has further approved the setting up of a three-member panel to, among other things, look into the operational, technical and administrative structure of the Agency and make appropriate recommendations.