President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Michael Akabogu, Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Akabogu was sacked in connection to his alleged forgery of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Discharge Certificate, according to sources familiar with the matter.
His sack was conveyed in an internal memo signed by the Executive Director of Operations of the agency, Gabriel Iwelunmor.
“I am directed to inform you that Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari in the exercise of his powers under Section 8 of the NSITF Act has directed the removal from office of Dr. Michael Akabogu as the Managing Director/CE of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) with effect from Friday, 3rd February 2023,” the memo reads.
“Subsequently, the Executive Director Administration of the Fund – Barr. (Mrs.) Maureen Allagoa has been directed to take charge of the affairs of the Fund.
“Furthermore, this information should be communicated to the staff of your various Departments/Units, Regions and Branches,”