JUST IN: Workers protest reinstatement of suspended SEC DG, Mounir Gwarzo

Senior workers of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday reportedly locked up the headquarters of the commission in Abuja.

This is in protest of the reinstatement of the suspended Director General  Mounir Gwarzo by court.

Reports said the lock-out was staged by members of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria.

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The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the immediate reinstatement of Gwarzo, who was suspended in November 2017 by then Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun.

In his judgment, Justice Sanusi Kado, held that the Minister of Finance, named as the second defendant in the suit, lacked the power to suspend the claimant

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