There is an uproar on social media after the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, was seen distributing cutlasses and wheelbarrows to jobless youths in Delta State during the launch of the 774,000 jobs in the state last week.
The Federal Government said that successful applicants for the 774,000 jobs slot, under the Extended Special Public Works Programme, will be paid through bank accounts, using Bank Verification Numbers (BVN).
Minister of state for Labour, Festus Keyamo has reacted to the purported suspension by a National Assembly of the committees saddled with the selection process of 774,000 beneficiaries of temporary jobs promised by President Buhari.
Nigeria’s Minister of State and Employment, Festus Keyamo has mocked ‘Twitter senators’, Shehu Sani and Dino Melaye for failing to return to the red chamber, though they are active on the social media.
Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has faulted Prof. Ben Nwabueze's criticism of the Supreme Court's judgment which upheld the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and nullified Atiku Abubakar's plea.
Nigeria's securitymen in the police, armed forces and the Department of State Services(DSS) and National Intelligence Agency, will also benefit from the upward review of salaries for Federal government workers, Minister of state for Labour and Employment hinted on Friday.
Controversial Senator, Dino Melaye was caught on photo having fun with activist, Festus Keyamo after he asked the lawyer to sing the second stanza of the National Anthem on Friday during ministerial screening at the Senate.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Festus Keyamo on his 49th birthday and commended him for having earned the “highest place and esteem” in the legal profession through his defence of the rights of ordinary Nigerians.
The Director of Media of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo has replied those against the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, as Chairman of the Collation Centre Committee for 2019 general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).