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Senate Asks Buhari To Revisit Sack Of Employment Agency Chief, Argungu

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The Senate on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the presidential directive, sacking Nasiru Argungu, because the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).

The decision of the Senate adopted a degree of order raised on the ground by the Senator representing Jigawa East Senatorial District, Ibrahim Hadejia.

The pink chamber argued that the elimination of Argungu may delay the take-off of the Federal Government programme geared toward offering jobs for 774,000 jobs.

The Senate can be asking President Buhari to probe the frosty relationship between Argungu and the Minister of State for Labour Festus Kayamo.

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President Buhari had earlier on Wednesday relieved Argungu of his place because the Director-General of the NDE.

The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu revealed that the president’s directive on the sacking of Argungu was issued on Friday, however efficient from Monday, Dec. 7

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