Akpabio In Aso Rock After Senators Moved Motion To Suspend Keyamo’s Ministerial Screening



The Senate has raised a motion to suspend the screening of ministerial nominee Festus Keyamo from Delta State.



As a result, President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio stormed the Presidential Villa after a heated session in the red chamber to get President Bola Tinubu’s advice.


The motion for the suspension of Keyamo’s screening was seconded by Enyinnaya Abaribe, a senator from Abia-South Senatorial District.


The motion to suspend the screening was initiated by Darlington Nwokocha, a senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District.


Nwokocha had accused Keyamo of disrespecting the 9th National Assembly and levelling allegations of corruption against the previous administration.


Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria previously served as the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity during ex-President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.


Nwokocha claimed that Keyamo was summoned to clarify matters pertaining to a Special Public Works programme during that time but failed to honour the invitation.


The programme was overseen by the National Directorate of Employment, which fell under Keyamo’s ministry.


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