Meet The New CAC Registrar-General That Replaced Azinge

Saratu Shafii has been appointed Acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
Moses Adaguusu, the Head of Public Affairs of the commission, made this known in a statement in Abuja.
Mr Adaguusu said Ms Shafii’s appointment was conveyed to CAC through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.

He said that until her appointment, Ms Shafii was a Director, Incorporated Trustees Department of the commission.
The new acting registrar-general is a graduate of Law from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985.
Ms Shafii started her working career with the Niger State Ministry of Justice from 1986 to 1991, and later joined CAC in 1992 as a Senior Litigation Officer and rose through the ranks to become a director in 2012.
TheNigerialawyer recalls that Justice Danladi Umar of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Abuja had ordered Lady Azuka Azinge to step aside as acting R-G of the CAC, pending hearing and determination of motion before the Tribunal.
The order reads: “that the defendant/respondent step aside as the Acting Registrar General of Corporate Affairs Commission over allegation of contravening the provisions of Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act CAP C1 LFN 2004 pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice dated and filed on the 17th day of December 2019.

It further ordered, “that the Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry and the Chairman of the Board of Corporate Affairs Commission to take all necessary steps to appoint the next most Senior Director to take over as acting Registrar General Corporate Affairs Commissions pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice, dated and filed on the 17th day of December 2019.



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