December 2, 2020

President Buhari Sacks NCC Chairman, Dr.Tony Jaja

President Muhammadu Buhari, has sacked the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, Dr Tony Jaja.

His sack was contained in a notice made public by the spokesperson for the Attorney-General of the Federation, Dr Umar Gwandu, on Monday.

It was reported that the document which was signed by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr Dayo Apata (SAN), was dated October 15, 2020.

Titled, ‘Notice of your removal as Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian’, the notice referred to an earlier letter dated September 28, 2020 which was said to have conveyed to Jaja the approval of the President for his sacking.

Dr.Jaja was ordered to immediately hand over the property of the commission in his custody to the Director-General, John Asein.

It read in part, “l have been directed to notify you of your removal as the Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari. GCFR, as conveyed vids letter Ref: 59312/V/230 of September 28, 2020.

“Your removal is with immediate effect and you are, therefore expected to hand over all the properties of the commission in your possession to the Director-General.

“While wishing you success in your future endeavours, please accept the assurances of the warm regards and best wishes of the Honourable Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.”

Naija Politics Hub recalls that Jaja was inaugurated for a four-year tenure along with other members of he NCC board in May 2019. But He was sacked before the expiration of his tenure.

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