Abayomi Sheba, a Commissioner representing Ondo State at the Federal Character Commission, has been appointed as Acting Executive Chairman of the Commission.
Adamu Idris, spokesman of the Commission, announced this in a statement 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, Boss Mustapha, dated September 18.
Idris said Sheba replaced Dr. Shettima Bukar-Abba, whose tenure has ended.
Idris further said that Sheba was a member of the House of Representatives in the fourth National Assembly.
He added: “He holds a masters degree in Law and Public administration from 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 has a stint with the Guardian Newspaper. He is happily married with children.”