President Muhammadu Buhari has removed the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal as Chairman of the Presidential Committee on the Reconstitution of Federal Government Boards of Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions.
 
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been appointed to chair the presidential committee.
 
It was also gathered that the chairman of National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah has been appointed to head the secretariat of the committee.

Lawal is being investigated by the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice over alleged misappropriation of funds meant to take care of the Internally Displaced Persons.