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Just in: Senate grants Tinubu’s request to sack FCCP boss

"Persecondnews reports that the Nigerian leader explained that he was removed due to his inability to effectively perform the duties of his office"

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The Senate has approved President Bola Tinubu’s request to sack the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s Executive Vice-Chair, Mr. Babatunde Irukera.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio, reading the presidential communiqué during Wednesday’s plenary session, said that he was demanding the sack of Irukere based on inefficiency.

According to the FCCPC Act, the President needs the approval of the National Assembly to sack the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission.

Persecondnews reports that the Nigerian leader explained that he was removed due to his inability to effectively perform the duties of his office.

He said it has become pertinent to restructure and reposition critical agencies of the federal government for efficiency and effectiveness.

The President noted that the move is in line with his administration’s drive to strengthen the mechanisms aimed at protecting the rights of Nigerian consumers and provide a strong basis for enhanced contributions to the nation’s economy by key growth-enabling institutions.

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