It has been discovered that President Muhammadu Buhari appointed three men who were deceased months ago to run and manage governing boards of agencies and parastatals.
On Friday December 29, 2017, Buhari approved the constitution of the governing boards of agencies and parastatals which include 209 chairmen and 1258 members to fill the board positions.
The appointment was communicated in a statement released by the Secretary to the government – Boss Mustapha,
The appointed officers contains three men who have since passed away noted as follows:
- Rev. Christopher Utov appointed as a Member of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research. Rev Utov, the proprietor of Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko passed away on March 17, 2017.
- Chief Donald Ugbaja as a Member of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC). Chief Ugbaja, a former DIG of the Nigerian Police, died on November 29, 2017.
- Senator Francis Okpozo, was appointed as Chairman of the Nigerian Press Council. A Senator in the Second Republic, died on December 16, 2016.