Buhari sacks Copyright Commission’s Chair, Jaja

President Muhamadu has directed the removal of the , Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Tonye Clinton Jaja from office.

Jaja’s sack, it was learnt was approved by President in a letter dated September 28, 2020, with reference number: 59312/V/230.

The Solicitor of the nd , Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata (SAN), conveyed Jaja’s removal to him through a letter dated October 15, 2020 sent through the NCC’s Director .

The letter sighted by The Nation in on Monday, was titled: “Notification of your removal as , Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission.”

It reads: ” I have been directed to notify you of your removal as the . Governing Board of the Nigerian COpyright Commission by the President of the , His Excellency, Muhammadu , (JCFR1 as conveyed vide letter Ref: 593I2N/230 of 28m September, 2020.


“Your removal is with immediate effect and you are, therefore, expected to handover all the of the commission in your possession to the Director-.

“While wishing you success in your future endeavours, please accept the assurances of the warm regards and best wishes of the honourable Attorney of the and Minister of Justice.”

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