NDLEA and NAFDAC Boards Spared from Dissolution: An Exemption From Presidency

Dive into the fascinating story of theNDLEA and NAFDAC Board exemption from dissolution, an unusual step by the Nigerian Presidency that has sparked widespread interest.

In an unprecedented move, the Nigerian Presidency has taken an exceptional step, preserving the boards of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) from the impending dissolution of boards affiliated with federal government-owned entities.

Information Director’s Announcement

On a late Tuesday evening, Willie Bassey, the distinguished Director of Information for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, stepped forward to announce this unique exemption.

A noteworthy occurrence indeed, wouldn’t you say?

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The Presidential Decision

The choice to dissolve the boards for a multitude of government parastatals, agencies, institutions, and companies was taken under the constitutional powers of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

All these actions aim to serve the public good.

However, NDLEA and NAFDAC have been fortunate to escape this dissolution.

Can you imagine the relief among these board members?

New Developments

In a twist of events, the Nigerian Presidency further confirmed that the boards of NDLEA and NAFDAC are exempted from the widespread dissolution of boards for federal government-owned entities.

How did they earn this privilege, one might wonder?

Bassey’s Reiteration

With the aura of authority, Willie Bassey, reiterated the exemption in his role as the Director of Information for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

This announcement, made on a calm Tuesday evening, reverberated across all corners of the federation.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Stand

With a focus on the greater good, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu exercised his constitutional powers and made the tough call to dissolve the boards of several government parastatals, agencies, institutions, and companies.

But have you noticed the silver lining? NDLEA and NAFDAC have been spared from this dissolution.

The Exemption

The Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation announced the exemption of the NDLEA and NAFDAC boards from dissolution.

In accordance with the directive to dissolve the Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions, and Government-owned Companies, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has announced that clarified that the Boards of the NDLEA and NAFDAC are exempted from such dissolution.”

The Backstory

The dissolution directive covered several entities such as the Code of Conduct Bureau, Council of State, Federal Character Commission, Federal Civil Service Commission, Federal Judicial Service Commission, Independent National Electoral Commission, National Defence Council, National Economic Council, National Judicial Council, National Population Commission, National Security Council, Nigeria Police Council, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

Sounds comprehensive, doesn’t it?

The Future Direction

Until the new boards are formed, the Chief Executive Officers of the Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions, and Government-Owned Companies are instructed to direct matters requiring board attention to the President via the Permanent Secretaries of their supervisory Ministries and Offices.

In essence, Permanent Secretaries will serve as a bridge, routing all such correspondences to the President through the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation

All Ministries, Departments, and Agencies must adhere to this directive, effective since Friday, June 16, 2023.

An interesting change in dynamics, don’t you think?

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FAQs

Who announced the exemption of NDLEA and NAFDAC from the dissolution?

Willie Bassey, the Director of Information for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, announced the exemption.

Who made the decision to dissolve the boards of various government entities?

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu made the decision under his constitutional powers.

Why were the NDLEA and NAFDAC boards exempted from the dissolution?

The specific reasons for this exemption have not been publicly stated by the Presidency.

Which boards are included in the dissolution?

The dissolution includes boards of several entities such as the Code of Conduct Bureau, Council of State, Federal Character Commission, among others.

When did the directive to dissolve the boards take effect?

The directive took effect from Friday, 16th June 2023.


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