Dec 9, 2021

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How Some APC Members Tried to Hijack FG’s 774, 000 Jobs Scheme, Festus Keyamo

  • Festus Keyamo, Minister of State, Labor and Employment, spoke about the political intrigues that plagued the 774,000 job program
  • < strong> The ministers revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari reacted when APC members attempted to hijack the program
  • Keyamo, who dismissed the challenges that haunted the program, describes the program as a success

FCT, Abuja – The Minister for Labor and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has announced that some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) tried to hijack the 774,000 Special Works Scheme program.

However, Keyamo stated that President Muhammadu Buhari prevented that the program is being hijacked by the politicians, reported the Premium Times.

He made the unveiling on Thursday June 24th, at the ministers’ weekly media chat in the state house.

Statement by the minister ns how APC members tried to politicize the program

Keyamo stated that the APC- Members wanted to use the program as a campaign tool before the 2019 elections.

He said:

“They were mad that this program should be the APC, so we can use it to hold elections. But the president said no, the president will still just laugh, they threatened that we would lose the election. PDP members used this program to empower their people in this state, APC had nothing to empower. Did the president not win? ”

The Cable reported that the minister said the federal government had paid N24 billion to 413,630 beneficiaries of the special public works program.

Said the program achieved a 60% success rate and denies suggestion that it failed to overcome the initial delays in payment.

Keyamo gives the reason for the initial problems in the program

Keyamo said the initial delays in starting the program were due to an effort to separate real applicants from those trying to Scheme to diminish its resources.

FRSC Says It Is Not Recruiting

Another report makes viral claim that the Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC) names of shortlisted applicants has published for The agency has ma ssive recruiting exposed.

In a Facebook post on Thursday, June 24th, the FRSC’s education officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, informed the Nigerians that the Online publication is wrong.

Kazeem, as reported by The Nation, made it clear that there is no such list and that the FRSC is not currently recruiting either.