Mr. Abayomi Sheba, a Commissioner representing Ondo State at the Federal Character Commission (FCC), has been appointed as Acting Executive Chairman of the Commission.
Mr. Adamu Idris, Spokesman of the Commission announced this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja.
According to Idris, Sheba’s appointment followed a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation dated September 18.
Idris said that Sheba replaced Dr Shettima Bukar-Abba, whose tenure had ended.
Sheba was a member of the House of Representative in the fourth National Assembly.
“He holds a Masters Degree in Law and Public Administration from the Adekunle Ajasin University and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, respectively.
“At various times, he was a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ondo State.
“He also had a stint with the Guardian Newspaper. He is happily married with children”, the statement added.