Jonathan Orders Cancellation of Immigration Recruitment That Killed Over 20 Job Seekers

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday, directed the immediate cancellation of the immigration recruitment exercise that led to the death of more than twenty applicants and scores of others injur

The presidential directive was given at yesterday's Federal Executive Council meeting where the president further directed that all those who lost their loved ones would have automatic slot for three applicants, one of whom must be a woman.

While ordering that the ill-fated exercise be cancelled, the president ordered a fresh exercise to be conducted by an inter-ministerial panel under the chairmanship of the Federal Civil Service Commission.

The panel has the Comptroller-General of NIS as well as representatives of the Inspector-General of Police and the heads of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigerian Prisons Service, State Security Service and the Federal Road Safety Commission as members.

Mr. Jonathan, Maku said, also directed all government agencies, apart from Army and Police, to stop carrying out such physical recruitment exercise

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