President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Tuesday, sacked the Director-General, DG, of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Dr. Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu,
Dr. Argungu was relieved of his post in a memo issued last week Friday, December 4, 2020, taking effect from Monday, December 7.
According to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari also directed the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, to appoint an Acting Director-General from the Senior Directors of the Agency, to replace Argungu in the meantime.
“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 7, 2020.
“Meanwhile, the Supervising Minister of the Agency, the Hon. Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has been directed to nominate an Acting DG from among 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.”