President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sacked the Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Bright Okogu.
The reason for his removal remains unclear at press time.
A statement from the Director of Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Marcshall Gundu, said President Buhari also approved the appointment of Yahaya Gusau as the new DG of the Budget Office.
According to the statement, Gusau’s appointment takes effect from August 18th with a term of four years renewable for another 4 years.
Until his appointment, Mr Gusau, who hails from Zamfara State, was the director, fiscal policy, budget monitoring and evaluation in the Budget Office of the Federation.