Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked Martin Luther Agwai as Chairman of the federal government’s Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P), reports The Cable.
Agwai’s sack comes six days after he delivered a lecture at the 78th birthday ceremony of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta.
At the lecture, Agwai, a retired general and former Chief of Army Staff, said change in leadership had become inevitable in the country.
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He also described Obasanjo as an inspiration to some generation of military officers, particularly those from minority ethnic groups.
Agwai warned the military not to get enmeshed in politics, noting that the country would suffer for it.
Agwai is being replaced by Ishaya Dare Akau with immediate effect.
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