Buhari Approves Appointments of Aremu, Fikpo As Heads of NILS, NDE

From Victor Osula, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari
Comrade Issa Aremu has been appointed as the Director of National Institute for Labour Studies (NILS) and  Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as substantive Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).
The President’s approval for their appointment was disclosed in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Tuesday evening.
He said; “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.
“President Buhari has 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 said.