President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Saratu Umar as the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission-NIPC with immediate effect.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who disclosed this in a statement, said the move is with immediate effect.
According to him, the President also mandated the most senior Director in the Commission to immediately take over in the interim.
Reports say Umar was first appointed in July 2014 by President Goodluck Jonathan’s government but was sacked in 2015. On July 5, 2022, President Buhari appointed her for a five-year term.