October 30, 2017 / 2:41 PM / 4 months ago

Nigeria's Buhari sacks top civil servant after corruption probe

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sacked the country’s most senior civil servant, his spokesman said.

Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, was sacked after a report into corruption allegations recommended his dismissal, the president’s spokesman said in a statement.

Reporting by Felix Onuah and Alexis Akwagyiram in Lagos; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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