- Some staff at the Presidential Villa, Abuja have been redeployed ahead of President Buhari's second term inauguration
- The affected staff are expected to comply with the directive on or before Friday, May 3
- The total number of those redeployed are 148 and most of the postings are to fill vacant positions in the office of the SGF and some designated ministries
Massive redeployment of staff of the Presidential Villa has been effected, 28 days to the swearing-in of President Muhammadu Buhari for commencement of his second term.
According to The Sun, an April 24 circular from the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHSOF), revealed that 71 staff on SGL 07-14; security and civil servants were affected.
The circular, signed by Director, Employee Mobility, M. S. Naibi, in the OHSOF, said all handing and taking over processes should be completed on or before Friday, May 3.
Legit.ng gathers that the affected staff members have been directed to comply failure of which they may face sanctions.
“Any disregard of this deployment shall be treated in accordance with provision of PSR 030301(b),” the circular stated.
The total number of those redeployed are 148 and most of the postings are to fill vacant positions in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, OHSGF and some designated ministries.
Of the 148 postings, 10 were on request to different ministries.
Meanwhile, President Buhari has said the federal government will fully implement the N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the country.
Buhari gave the assurance while addressing workers at the 2019 May Day celebration on Wednesday, May 1, in Abuja.
The 2019 May Day theme is ‘’Another 100 Years of Struggle for Jobs, Dignity and Social Justice in Nigeria.’’
Buhari, represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said that the federal government was committed to the cause of improving the lot of every working Nigerian.
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