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Tinubu sacks BPE, FCCPC chief executives



President Bola Tinubu has sacked the Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Mr. Alexander Ayoola Oko.

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Ajuri Ngelale, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday evening in Abuja, said his principal also sacked the Executive Vice Chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Mr. Babatunde Irukera.

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The statement read: “The dismissals conform with plans to restructure and reposition critical agencies of the Federal Government towards protecting the rights of Nigerian consumers and providing a strong basis for enhanced contributions to the nation’s economy by key growth-enabling institutions.”

President Tinubu had earlier on Monday suspended the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, over the alleged N585 million disbursement scandal in the ministry.

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