Buhari Sacks NDE DG

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Muhammadu Buhari

By Omololu Ogunmade

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

A statement by presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, Tuesday night, said the directive sacking Argungu, which was issued on Friday, December, 4, 2020, became effective on Monday, December 7.

According to the statement, the supervising minister of the agency who is the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, had been directed to name an acting director-general among the most senior directors of the agency on the basis of competence and seniority to take over from Argungu until the appointment of a substantive director-general.