President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the indefinite suspension of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Mr Adebayo Somefun.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Labour and Employment yesterday, four directors of the agency were also asked to proceed on suspension.

They are the Executive Directors of Finance and Investment, Mr Jasper Ikedi Azusalam; Operations, Mrs Olukemi Nelson, and Administration, Alhaji Tijani Darazo Sulaiman.

According to the ministry, their suspension was due to the preliminary established prima facie infractions of the Financial Regulations and Procurement Act and other acts of gross misconduct.