The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo has directed Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo to take over as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE.

A statement by the Deputy Director Press at the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Charles Akpan says the appointment was in compliance with the directive of President Mohammadu Buhari to nominate a replacement for Dr Nasiru Laddan Argungwu who was relieved of his appointment as the DG of National Directorate of Employment, NDE.

The statement which explains that the move is to ensure that there is no vacuum in the administration of the agency, qouted Mr Keyamo as enjoining the Acting Director-General to ensure a proper handover to him by Dr Argungwu of all government property in his possession.

According to the statement, the appointment which takes effect from last Monday subsists until President Buhari appoints a substantive Director-General for the agency.


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