Daniel Bwala, a spokesperson for Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), has accused Festus Keyamo of being determined for an appointment within the incoming administration of President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The accusation happened 24 hours after Keyama criticized the outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing him as a junior minister in his cupboard.
At Wednesday’s valedictory session of the Federal Govt Council (FEC), Keyamo was reported as telling President Buhari that appointing Ministers of State was a constitutional aberration
“Mr. President, you first appointed me as Minister of State within the Ministry Niger Delta Affairs in August, 2019 and also you later redeployed me as Minister of State within the Ministry of Labour and Employment,” Keyamo famous whereas thanking the president for enriching “my curriculum vitae”.
Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), nevertheless, added: “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 improvement as a comparatively younger democracy and to assist 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 plenty of who had been appointed as Ministers of State haven’t spoken out at a discussion board corresponding to this due to the chance of sounding ungrateful to the Presidents who appointed them. Nonetheless, like I mentioned earlier, this isn’t ingratitude.”
Responding to Keyamo’s criticism of his soon-to-be former boss, Bwala accused the minister of being pushed by private ambition and an insatiable want for political energy, alleging that his criticism was a calculated transfer to safe the next place within the incoming administration.
“He desires to ambush Tinubu to provide him a substantive ministerial function, therefore his argument that Buhari appointing him as minister of state is unconstitutional,” mentioned Bwalwa who’s equally a lawyer.
“That’s precisely how he wished the function of AGF and went to NASS affirmation listening to and was answering on this method “If I turn into AGF” it obtained PMB’s chief of employees mad and so they gave him an inconsequential function first underneath Niger Delta, the substantive minister then allegedly complained and he was additional re-assigned to labour as “underneath secretary’ aka minister of state. Sources near Tinubu revealed,” he mentioned.
Keyamo has but to answer Bwala.
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