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Since The Appointment Is Unlawful, Return The Salaries – Rufai To Keyamo

Keyamo had lamented that almost all of his colleagues have been redundant within the final eight years however many haven’t had the braveness to talk up.

Nigerian journalist, Rufai Oseni has referred to as out the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo after he mentioned workplace of Minister of State was an aberration and unconstitutional.
Reacting, Oseni urged him to return the salaries he earned in that capability.
Writing on his Twitter web page, Oseni mentioned:
“For the reason that appointment was an illegality as you declare, it’s incumbent on you to return all of the unlawful salaries and perks of workplace.Moreover, you’ll have gladly rejected the unlawful appointment. Secure to say, you by no means served as illegality shouldn’t stand.”
Keyamo had lamented that almost all of his colleagues have been redundant within the final eight years however many haven’t had the braveness to talk up.
Keyamo learn this in his speech on the valedictory session of the Federal Government Council assembly presided over by President Buhari to mark the top of the administration.
Keyamo, who’s a key participant within the ruling All Progressive Congress, seized the valedictory session to thank President Buhari for enriching his curriculum vitae via the appointment.
Lamenting the scenario additional, he revealed that another Ministers of State, have been grumbling however mum on the difficulty.
The ready textual content he learn out reads: “Mr. President, you first appointed me as Minister of State within the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs in August, 2019 and also you later redeployed me as Minister of State within the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
“I can’t discover the phrases to specific the depth of my gratitude to you for locating me worthy, out of over 2 hundred million Nigerians, to be nominated and subsequently appointed to function a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. My curriculum vitae has been tremendously enhanced – eternally.
“From my very humble beginnings in a small dusty city in Delta State the place I used to be born and raised by my struggling mother and father, all the best way to the Council Chambers on the Presidential Villa the place I had the honour and privilege to take part weekly in decision-making for my nation within the final 4 years, it has been like a fairy story. I give God all of the glory.
“What I’m about to say, due to this fact, is just not and shouldn’t be construed as a sign of ingratitude. Removed from it. What I’m about to say is simply my very own little contribution to our constitutional growth as a comparatively younger democracy and to help future governments to optimize the efficiency of these they appoint as ministers.
“Mr. President, the idea or designation of “Minister of State” is a constitutional aberration and is virtually not working for a lot of so appointed. Successive governments have come and gone and lots of who have been appointed as Ministers of State haven’t spoken out at a discussion board corresponding to this due to the danger of sounding ungrateful to the presidents who appointed them. Nevertheless, like I mentioned earlier, this isn’t ingratitude.
“As a non-public citizen, I’m on file to have gone to court docket quite a lot of instances to problem unconstitutional acts of governments for the sake of advancing our constitutional democracy, so it is going to be out of character for me to have gone via authorities and be carried away by the pomp of public workplace and overlook my function as a member of the Internal Bar and my self-imposed function through the years as a crusader for democracy and constitutionalism”.