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Labour urges Buhari not to sack civil servants

2015-04-10 22:30
Nigerian presidential candidate of the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari and vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo attend a campaign rally on January 19, 2015 in Kaduna. Buhari will face President Goodluck Jonathan ~ CHRIS STEIN

Lagos - The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria have asked president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari not to retrench civil servants when he takes over as leader of the country.

Also read: Jonathan meets Adams, Obanikoro in Lagos

In a statement issued in Lagos, the organisation said that it is surprised that the incoming government have been advised to retrench several civil servants.

Especially as the incoming government has pledged to create millions of jobs for Nigerians.

Former president of the Nigeria Bar Association, Olisa Agbakoba recently urged the Buhari administration to retrench certain civil servants as it would save the government money.

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