Breaking: Buhari Appoints Acting SGF And DG NIA

Following the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Babachir Lawal and the director General of Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) Ambassador Ayo Oke over corruption allegations, President Buhari has approved the appointment of Amb. Arab Yadam and Dr. Habibat Lawal as acting DG NIA and SGF respectively.

READ: President Buhari Suspends SGF Lawal, DG NIA

Amb. Arab Yadam (Plateau State) who is the senior Deputy DG among Oke’s two deputies is said to have taken over as Acting DG of NIA, while Dr. Habibat Lawal (Bauchi State), who is the most senior Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Secretary is now the Acting SGF.

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