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It’s tsunami as Jonathan sacks MD, NPA



With about four weeks to go to the end of his administration, President Goodluck Jonathan has continued the sacking tsunami, by giving the boots to Mallam Habib Abdullahi who has been relieved of his appointment as Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)

He is to be replaced by Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero, the eldest son of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero.

A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in Abuja in Wednesday, said the appointment of Alhaji Sanusi, a lawyer, from Kano State takes effect from Thursday, April 30 2015.

President Jonathan thanked the outgoing Managing Director for his services and wished him well in his future endeavours.

Recently, the president has sacked a number of heads of government parastatals, including the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, as well as Olufemi Thomas, executive secretary/chief executive officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

He also made changes in SEC, bringing in former Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State as chairman of the commission.

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