President Goodluck Jonathan has fired Sharon Adefunke Kasali, who was Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Equalization Fund since 2007.
Premium Times reports that Jonathan has approved the appointment of a new secretary, Asabe Asmau Ahmed, who is currently the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development.
In addition, the president also appointed Denzil Amagbe Kentebe as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Management Development Board (NCDMB).
Reuben Abati released a statement on the new appointments:
The new PEF Executive Secretary hails from Niger State and holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, respectively.
She is expected to put her years of experience in public service to good use in re-engineering, repositioning and re-invigorating PEF for present and future challenges.
President Jonathan has similarly approved the appointment of Denzil Amagbe Kentebe as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Management Development Board (NCDMB).
Mr. Kentebe, an architect with years of experience in strategic planning and policy management, takes over from Ernest Nwapa who has been Executive Secretary of the NCDMB since April 2010.