By Egena Sunday Ode
President Muhammad’s Buhari has approved the nomination of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the acting Director General of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE.
This was disclosed in a sentence on Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari has formally conveyed to the Hon. Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, his approval of the nomination of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment pending the appointment of a substantive Director-General for the Agency.
“Last month, the President relieved the former DG of the agency of his appointment, and directed the Minister to nominate an Acting DG to superintend over the Agency pending the appointment of a substantive DG.”