Buhari fires Christian pilgrim commission executive secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Tor Ujah.

A statement signed by the Director of Information, office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, on behalf of the SGF, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday, said the termination took immediate effect.

No reason was given for the President’s action.

 The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate termination of appointment of Rev. Tor Ujah as the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission.

 “This is in line with the provision of Section 4, Sub-Section 3 of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission Act. Rev. Ujah has, therefore, been directed to hand over to Mrs Esther Kwaghe, director of administration in the commission, who is to oversee the office, pending the appointment of a substantive executive secretary.”

“In a related development, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to work out an appropriate framework for the operation of offshore account maintained by the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission and all other Federal Government agencies in order to streamline their operations.”
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