As the tense between the Senate andd the Minister of state for labour, and employment continues to become tensed, the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Tuesday came hard on the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Kayamo, saying he was ignorant of lawmakers’ oversight functions.
Ubah was reacting to the impasse between the Joint Committee on Labour and Productivity and the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo on Monday.
He said Festus Keyamo is not a “substantive Minister”, but behaved rascally, wondering what he would benefit from manifesting ignorance of how the legislature works.
Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja, he argued: “The legislature is empowered to check activities of the executive.
“Festus Keyamo is not even a substantive Minister. A rascal and he came here to display rascality.
“What will a Senator be doing with N20,000 or N30,000 if not for the interest of Nigerians”, he remarked
.Meanwhile, the Senate has asked the presidency to suspend the propose 774,000 jobs which is meant for 1000 jobs in the 774 local govermnents.