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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke over alleged fraud.

A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Presidential spokesman on Monday said Buhari had studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir David Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke.

“The President accepted the recommendation of the panel to terminate the appointment of Mr Lawal, and has appointed Mr Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The appointment takes immediate effect.

“President Buhari also approved the recommendation to terminate the appointment of Ambassador Oke, and has further approved the setting up of a three-member panel to, among other things, look into the operational, technical and administrative structure of the Agency and make appropriate recommendations,” Adesina said.

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