The Federal Government led by General Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, February 15, 2016 sacked the Director Generals of 20 agencies.
The development was contained in a statement issued by the secretary to the government of the federations, Babachir Lawal.
Among the affected agencies are, Industrial Training Fund, ITF; Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF; New Partnership for Africa’s Development, NEPAD; Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.
Other agencies affected by the FG’s decision include, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB; Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN; Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund; National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA; Petroleum Equalization Fund, PEF; Nigeria Railways Corporation, NRC; Bureau of Public Procurements, BPP; Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE; Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA; Standard Organization of Nigeria, SON.
Also affected are National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC; Nigeria Investment Promotion Council, NIPC; Bank of Industry, BoI; National Centre for Women Development, NCWD; Nigerian Export-Import Bank; National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic In Persons and Other Related Matters, NAPTIP.
This is coming up hours after the Federal government sacked the heads of news parastatals.
The affected firms included, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria (VON), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA).
No replacements have been announced so far by the Federal Government.