|Inaugural meeting of the reconstituted White Paper Implementation Committee with DG. BPSR, Dr. Joe Abah in attendance|
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
BPSR ACTIVITY: Inaugural meeting of the reconstituted White Paper Implementation Committee. cc @DrJoeAbah
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir David Lawal, in February 2016 approved the reconstitution of the Implementation Committee of the White Paper on the Restructuring and Rationalisation of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies with the SGF as the Chairman. Other members of the Implementation Committee are: Abubakar Malami, SAN, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Winnefred Oyo-Ita, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport, Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of State Aviation, Prof. A.G. Anwukah, Minister of Education, Mrs. Kemi Adeodsun, Minister of Finance, Prof. Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, Alh. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, Deaconess J.O. Ayo, OON, Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC); and Dr. Joe Abah, Director-General, BPSR as the Secretary.
At its inaugural meeting on 11th April, 2016 the Committee considered the Oronsaye Report and White Paper and identified the list of Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies that were not affected by decisions on merger, transfer or scrapping, and formed the view that their boards could be immediately reconstituted. The Committee further decided that all other agencies affected by proposals for merger, scrapping, transfer or board reconstitution would be extensively discussed by the Committee and after its deliberations, a comprehensive report will be produced for the consideration of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).