The FCT minister has sacked the director, Abuja Environmental Protection Board as well as all heads of department and Heads of Unit under the board and directed their deputies to immediately take charge
According to a report on Premium Times, Alhaji Muhammad Bello, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, has sacked the director, Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), Baba Lawan, and appointed Oluwatoyin Olanipekun as replacement.
The minister also removed all heads of department as well as Heads of Unit under the board and directed their deputies to immediately take charge.
The Minister made these changes on Wednesday after he and the FCT Permanent Secretary, Babatope Ajakaiye, met with the former management team of the AEPB.
He directed the Director of the FCT Establishment and Training who was also part of the meeting to issue the new appointees with their appointment letters and warned that lackadaisical attitude to work must be stopped forthwith as Abuja must be rid of filth, street beggars, street hawkers and all other environmental nuisances immediately.
The Minister said a lot of things were not going on well at the Board and further warned the new team to work to change the tide immediately, adding that the former Director and his management team should ensure all handing over processes are completed by Friday.