Reps give SEC 7 days to correct employment irregularities

Director General of SEC, Mounir Gwarzo (middle)
Director General of SEC, Mounir Gwarzo (middle)

The House of Representatives Committee on Federal Character has given the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, one week to correct alleged employment irregularities in the commission.

The commission was directed to report back to the committee after the deadline.

The Chairman of the committee, Ahmed Wase, gave the ultimatum at a public hearing at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said that the committee had gone through the nominal roll of the commission and had discovered some irregularities that contradicted the Federal Character Law.

Mr. Wase said that the committee observed that some states across the six geo-political zones were under-represented while others were over-represented.

In his response, the Director General of SEC, Mounir Gwarzo, explained that some states where the commission’s zonal offices were located were given consideration.

He said that the employment process took into consideration the comfort of members of staff who would work as drivers or clerks at the zonal offices to enable them function effectively.

According to the director general, members of staff at the zonal offices will only function effectively if they are familiar with the terrain.

The committee, however, said that it was not satisfied with the explanation and demanded that all irregularities be corrected within one week.

(NAN)


DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD:Discover!!New Solution Helps Men Get Bigger Penis size!!To 7inch without Side Effect and Last 25minutes in bed During Sex Click Here To Read...


TEXT AD:WARNING TO MEN: These 3 Foods are Killing Your Erection. Click Here to Know Them...


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.


  • VERITAS_ the rock of ages_

    But the SEC did make a valid point. If its about low level staffs then their decision is fine. This federal character thing is quite a problem. It needs to be scrapped or a new more efficient law replaces it.