Full List and Becoming of All Federal Agencies Scrapped by Tinubu Amidst Effort to Recover Nigeria's Lost Glory

Full List and Becoming of All Federal Agencies Scrapped by Tinubu Amidst Effort to Recover Nigeria
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Amidst continuous efforts by the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to recover the lost economic glory of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the President ordered immediate scraping of some Federal agencies which would be merged with existing agencies.

The President endorsed the resolutions reached by the Federal Executive Councils at their meeting, today, in Abuja, purposely to cut the cost of governance.

It could be recalled that the recommendation to merge some of the federal agencies is contained in the Oronsanye Report, submitted to the former President of the country, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2012.

According to the report, Nigeria has over 541 government parastatals, commissions, and agencies, many of which have overlapping functions and responsibilities.

The panel’s recommendations include the abolition of 12 agencies and the merging of 38 others.

Some of the agencies and parastatals that will be affected by the implementation of the report include the National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP), the National Salaries, Incomes, and Wages Commission (NSIWC), and the National Sports Commission (NSC).

Although since the news of the resolution gained entrance into the public, many citizens have endorsed the decision taken by the President, claiming that the bold step would help to reduce the cost of governance in the country, however, people remain nervous about knowing the exact agencies that the axe of the order would cut off the existential list.

Below is the full list of all the Federal agencies that would be scrapped following the resolutions of the Federal Executive Council.

National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP)

National Salaries, Incomes, and Wages Commission (NSIWC)

National Sports Commission (NSC)

National Orientation Agency (NOA)

National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)

National Institute for Nigerian Languages (NINLAN)

National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO)

National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (NACA)

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

National Centre for Women Development (NCWD)

Further reports revealing what would be the nature of the merged agencies revealed that these recommendations were jointly endorsed at the Federal Executive Council meeting as follows:

The National Salaries, Income, and Wages Commission is to be subsumed under the Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission. The National Assembly will need to amend the constitution as RMAFC was established by the constitution.

Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission to be merged with Bureau of Public Enterprise and be rechristened as `Public Enterprises and Infrastructural Concession Commission

National Human Rights Commission to Swallow Public Complaints Commission

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate(PTAD) is to be scrapped and functions to be taken over by the Federal Ministry of Finance

NEMA and the National Commission for Refugees to be fused to become the National Emergency and Refugee Management Commission

Border Communities Development Agency to become a department under National Boundary Commission

NACA and NCDC to be merged

SERVICOM to become a department under the Bureau for Public Service Reform (BPSR)

NALDA will return to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.

Federal Ministry of Science to supervise a new agency that combines NCAM, NASENI, and PRODA

The National Commission for Museums and Monuments and the National Gallery of Arts will become one entity known as the National Commission for Museums, Monuments and Gallery of Arts.

National Theatre to be merged with National Troupe.

Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa and Directorate of Technical Aid Corp to be merged under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission to become an agency under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Federal Radio Corporation and Voice of Nigeria to be one entity to be known as Federal Broadcasting Corporation of Nigeria

National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA) and the National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology to emerge into an agency known as the National Biotechnology Research and Development Agency(NBRDA).

The National Institute for Leather Science Technology and the National Institute for Chemical Technology will become one agency.

Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency and the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development will become one agency.

The National Metallurgical Development Centre and National Metallurgical Training Institute will be merged.

National Institute for Trypanosomiasis to be subsumed under the Institute of Veterinary Research in Vom, Jos.

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Published 2/26/2024 10:50:00 PM

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