This was contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Charles Akpan, on Thursday in Abuja.
Buhari also approved the suspension of other Directors in the agency.
Some management staff who were also suspended are Olusegun Olumide Bashorun, General Manager, Administration/Human Resources/Maintenance; Lawan Tahir, General Manager, Finance; Chris Esedebe, General Manager, Claims and Compensation; Olodotun A. Adegbite, Deputy General Manager, Investment and Treasury Management; Emmanuel Enyinnaya Sike, Deputy General Manager, Finance and Accounts.
Others are Olutoyin O. Arokoyo, Deputy General Manager/Acting Head, Legal; Dorothy Zajeme Tukura, Deputy General Manager, Administration and Mrs. Victoria Ayantuga, Assistant General Manager, Internal Audit.
The ministry noted that their suspension was a violation of the Financial Regulations and Procurement Act and other acts of gross misconduct.