Workers on Monday paralysed the activities
at the Abuja headquarters of the ministry as they protested and called
for the removal of Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry,
Trade and Investment, from office.
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, in Abuja requested President
Muhammadu Buhari to immediately terminate the appointment of Enelamah.
handedness, injustice and nepotism since assuming office in 2015.
resources through the creation of the Nigerian Office of Trade
Negotiation [NOTN] based on false memo or advice to the Federal
Executive Council [FEC].
Industry, Trade and Investment Unit , said the minister had also killed
the Trade Department and rendered Commercial and Trade Officers
date be prioritised on first come first serve basis for payments.
end of December 2018, services of consultants be withdrawn with
immediate effect, timely conduct of promotion exercise should be
Head of Service [HOS] and FSCS should be worked on to ease off delays,’’
maladministration to continue in Human Resources Department.
Trade Zones under the management of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones
Economic Zones Company Ltd [NSEZCO] – using public funds to take over
the functions of NEPZA.
Registrar recognized by the Head of Service, Federal Civil Service
Commission and the Civil Service rule.
wrote Buhari on Aug. 7 on the alleged impunity and corruption the
minister was perpetrating in NEPZA,
NEPZA Act Cap 20, Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004 [LN].
administrations’ resolve to give the powers to the agency to handle the
implementation of the nation’s drive towards industrialization.
of the National Industrial Revolution Plan [NIRP] through the Special
Economic Zones [SEZ] and the attainment of the Economic Recovering
Growth Plan [ERGP].