Sally Mbanefo, NTDC Boss Sacked

Posted on November 30, 2016

AISHA ABUBAKAR

 

sally-mbanefo

The Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo, has been asked to step down by the Federal Government and hand over all affairs of the Corporation to the next most Senior officer.

According to report by The Nation newspaper her removal was confirmed in a 27 November letter which was signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engr. Babachir David Lawal.

The letter was titled “Notification of de-secondment from the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC).

The letter reads: “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.”

Feisty Sally until now has been described as a cat with many lives. Since her 2013 appointment as the director-general of the nation’s tourism warehouse, she has been mired in one subject of various tales or the other to unhinge her nerves, but she has stayed the course.

In a report by a national newspaper, it was said that when the last administration under which she was appointed got sacked, and everyone thought it’s all over for her; the former top banker still trudged on.

This made people to believe that Mbanefo is a tough nut that does not take chances, as she always ensures that she’s visible to her supervising minister, Alhaji Lai Muhammed. Any major event that Muhammed attends, even if not invited, Mbanefo would find her way there.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

    The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has shut 13 hotels, restaurants... Continue
Osita Chidoka, the candidate of United Progressives Party (UPP)  in Saturday’s governorship election in... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A Human Rights Lawyer and founder of Stephen and Solomon foundation, Chief... Continue
Time to Build a New World  Being the text of the Acceptance Speech by the Governor... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari, has on behalf of the Federal Executive Council and all Nigerians,... Continue
The 2018  edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon looks set to beat... Continue
The Lagos State Government has reconstituted the Joint Security Task Force established to tackle... Continue
The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos Water Corporation (LWC), has commenced the network... Continue
  Top shots of leading Nigerian blue chip companies are among dignitaries expected to... Continue
Nigeria’s popular gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele is set to commemorate the 20th anniversary of... Continue