President Jonathan this afternoon fired the Chairman of the
Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme
(SURE-P), Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (rtd.) pictured above. A
statement by Reuben Abati says Ishaya Dare Akau, a high-
level administrator in the nation’s public service is to
replace Gen. Agwai with immediate effect. Reuben Abati’s
In furtherance of his efforts to
continuously re-energize and reposition
agencies of the Federal Government for
optimal service delivery, President
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has appointed
Mr. Ishaya Dare Akau as the new Chairman
of the Subsidy Reinvestment and
Empowerment Programme (SURE-P).
Mr. Akau, whose appointment takes immediate effect,
replaces Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (rtd.) who served as
Chairman of the SURE-P until today.
The new SURE-P Chairman hails from Jema’a Local
Government Area of Kaduna State and holds Bachelors’
Degrees in the Arts and Law. Mr. Akau comes to the job
with years of experience as a high-level administrator in the
nation’s public service.
His record of service includes tenures as Chairman of the
Kaduna State Universal Education Board and Chairman of
the National Assembly Service Commission. President
Jonathan thanks the outgoing Chairman of SURE-P, Gen
Agwai for his service to the nation and wishes him well in
his future endeavours.
Reuben Abati Special Adviser to the President (Media &