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Mbanefo, NTDC Director General had overstayed her limit by law

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The last woman standing in the former administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, the Director General (DG) of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo, has been removed from office. Observer say the only remaining Jonathan appointee is the CBN Governor who had been under knocks to go by invisible hands in the last couple of months.

The shocker is coming barely 24 hours after she participated at a tourism exhibition where she revealed that tourism fetched the nation about $1.1 billion last year.

Her disengagement was contained in a letter dated Sunday, November 27, 2016 and signed by the Secretary to Federal Government (SFG), Mr. Babachir David Lawal.

Coming with the title: ‘Notification of de-secondment from the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation NTDC’, it read in parts thus: “I refer to the attached letter, Ref. No. SGF.6/S.23/1/568 of 8th October 2013 in respect of your secondment from the Keystone Bank Limited to serve as Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation( NTDC) for a period of two years with effect from 6th May 2013.

“You may note from the foregoing that the period of your secondment at the corporation had since lapsed on 5th May 2016.

“Consequently, you are to handover the affairs of the corporation to the most senior officer on or before Wednesday, 30th November, 2016’’ read, the SGF’s letter read.


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