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There Was No Secret Recruitment in NSIA Says Orji



As the controversy surrounding the alleged secret recruitment of persons connected to highly placed government officials including Aisha Abba Kyari, the daughter of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, into juicy positions in the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Agency (NSIA) continues to assume bizarre twists, the Managing Director, Uche Orji has dismissed the allegation insisting that the agency never embarked on any secret recruitment whether in the past or present.

Speaking in a telephone chat with THISDAY last night, Orji who said he was “shocked and completely surprised at where all the rumours are coming from because all the media accounts are absolutely pointless”; he disclosed that “NSIA undertook a slow but rigorous recruitment process that was open to the public”.

“I am in deep shock because all these stories have no iota of truth and are absolutely pointless. The truth is that we recruit all the time. In 2018, we advertised for certain functions in the agency and over 26,000 applications were received. We are very slow in our process and are very meticulous to make sure no process is circumvented.

Read more: This Day April 30, 2019

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