Doctor Habibat Lawal and Ambassador Arab Yadam are to assume the positions of the acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the acting Director General, Nigeria Intelligence Agency respectively in accordance with President Buhari’s directive.
While, Dr. Lawal is the most senior Permanent Secretary in the office of Government of Federation, Yadam was a senior Deputy DG among Oke’s two deputies.
The suspension of Babachir Lawal and Ayodele Oke is to enable the Federal Government investigate alleged infractions against them.
Lawal will be probed over alleged N200million contract awarded to a company allegedly linked with him by the Presidential Initiative for the North East.
Oke is being investigated for alleged $43.4million operations cash, found by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at an apartment in Ikoyi.
The panel led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has 14 days to submit its report.