President Muhammad Buhari has approved the removal of the Chairman of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) Board, Tonye Jaja.The board was inaugurated by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN).
A letter dated October 15, 2020, and signed by the Solicitor-General, Dr. Dayo Akpata (SAN), said Jaja’s removal took immediate effect.
The letter was made available to journalists on Monday. He was directed to handover the commission’s property to the Director-General, John Asien.
The letter read: “Wishing you success in your future endeavours. Please accept the assurances of warm regards and best regards.”
However, no reason was given for the NCC chairman’s removal by the president.