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FG suspends NITDA boss over misconduct

21 January 2016, 15:18

Abuja - The federal government has suspended the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Peter Jack over alleged misconduct, Premium Times reports.

This is contained in a statement signed by Victor Oluwadamilare, the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Communications, on Wednesday in Abuja.

The indefinite suspension which takes immediate effect from January 20, 2016, became imperative on the strength of deluge of petitions regarding several alleged wrong doings in NITDA.

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It said the action was also due to subsequent preliminary findings of an investigative committee set up by the ministry.

The spokesperson added that some of the crimes identified by the investigative board made up of three senior officials of the ministry, comprised unlawful recruitment of additional staff entire 245 in a seven months.

Read more at Premium Times

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