President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the substantive Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).
Before his appointment, Mallam Fikpo held the position in acting capacity.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President, (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu in a statement on Tuesday said, Buhari also approved the appointment of Comrade Issa Aremu as the Director of the National Institute for Labour Studies (NILS).
“Comrade Aremu has been a notable trade unionist who has risen through the ranks in the trade union hierarchy in Nigeria.
“The appointments which are for a period of four years take effect from May 18, 2021,” the statement added.