Mrs Sally Mbanefo, DG, NTDC, Sacked.


The federal government has removed the Director General of Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo, from office.In a letter dated November 27th, 2016, a copy of which was obtained by our correspondent, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engineer Babachir David Lawal, Mrs Mbanefo, was asked to handover the affairs of the corporation to the most senior officer on or before Wednesday (today), November 30, 2016.

The SGF wishes Mbanefo well on her future endeavours.It will be recalled that Mbanefo was seconded from the Keystone Bank Limited to serve as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the NTDC for a period of two years with effect from May 6, 2013.

By her letter of appointment with reference number, Ref.No.SGF6/S23/1/568 and dated October 8, 2013, Mbanefo’s appointment should have expired on May 5, 2016, but she stayed for more seven months until she was relived of her position by the federal government.