774,000 jobs: Only Buhari can stop recruitment process

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Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour who was spotted earlier having a shouting match with some lawmakers, has stated that the national assembly members cannot suspend the selection committee of the National Directorate of Employment’s 774,000 recruitment exercise.

Keyamo who insisted that only Buhari can suspend the process in a statement released after the rowdy session at the national assembly, alleged that the Joint Committees on Labour of both the Senate and the House tried to “control the programme as to who gets what, where and how”.

The Minister directed the state selection committees to proceed with the recruitment process as he insisted that the lawmakers cannot control such. 

“PURPORTED SUSPENSION OF SELECTION PROCESS OF 774,000 JOBS BY NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMMITTEES: ALL STATES’ SELECTION COMMITTEES SHOULD PROCEED WITH THEIR WORK UNHINDERED.

Today, in obedience to their invitation, I appeared before the Joint Committees on Labour of both the Senate…



Source: Linda Ikeji