The President, Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mr Nasiru Argungu.
In an announcement made on Tuessday by the spokesman of the President, Garba Shehu, the President had relieved Mr Argungu of his duties last week Friday while it took effect on Monday, the 7th of December.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved Dr. Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu from the position of the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment. The directive which was given on Friday, the 4th of December, 2020, is to be effective from Monday, December 7th, 2020”.
The presidential spokesman also highlighted on a directive to nominate an acting DG till the President assigns a qualified candidate.
“Meanwhile, the Supervising Minister of the Agency, the Hon Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has been directed to nominate an Acting DG from amongst the most Senior Directors based on competencies and seniority to take over from Dr. Argungu until a substantive holder of the post is appointed by Mr. President”.