President Muhammadu Buhari has discharged Dr. Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu from his duty the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment.
Garba Shehu, the spokesman of the presidency, announced this in a press statement on Tuesday.
According to Shehu, the directive was given on Friday, the 4th of December, 2020, and was to take effect from Monday, December 7th, 2020.
The Hon Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, who is the supervising minister of the agency has been directed to nominate an Acting DG from amongst the most Senior Directors based on competencies and seniority to assume the newly vacated position until the right candidate for the position is selected by Mr. President, the statement added.
However, the rationale behind the President’s decision wasn’t included in the statement.