President Muhammadu Buhari has fired Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu, the Director-General, National Directorate of Employment (NDE)

Buhari in a statement issued by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, instructed the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Barr Festus Keyamo (SAN), to appoint an Acting Director-General from the senior Directors of the agency to replace Argungu in the meantime.

Dr Argungu was sacked of his post in a memo issued last week Friday, December 4, 2020, taking effect from Monday, December 7.

Part of the statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved Dr. Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu from the position of the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment.

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“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 President Buhari.”

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