Federal Government Disengages Abubakar From FG-SPW Membership, Appoints Kano NYCN Chairman



The minister of Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo SAN has approved the appointment of Abubakar Muhammad as a member of Special Public Works for Kano state.

This was contained in a letter dated 7th Juy, 2020, titled “APPOINTMENT AS MEMBER OF THE STATE’S SELECTION COMMITTEE OF THE EXTENDED SPECIAL PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMME OF KANO STATE” and signed by the minister of labour and employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo.

Congratulating Mr. Muhammad, Keyamo urged him to comply with the operational guidelines of the work set by his office.

On a sad note, the federal ministry of labour and employment has on 27th July, 2020 revoked Mr. Abubakar Muhammad’s appointment as a member FG-SPW and replaced him with the state’s chairman of the National Youths Council of Nigeria NYCN, Comrade Khalil Yusuf Gabasawa.

PRIME TIME NEWS learnt that the Federal ministry had on the same date, 7th July 2020 drafted the appointment letters for the two subjects, Abubakar Muhammad and Khalil Yusuf Gabasawa before it later terminated Muhammad’s.

However, a subsequent letter drafted by Kano state ministry of youths and sports development and obtained by PRIME TIME NEWS shown that the state’s commissioner for youths and sports development, Comrade Kabiru Ado Lakwaya has on 24th July 2020 submitted an introductory letter of Khalil Yusuf Gabasawa to the federal ministry of labour and employment to consider him as the member of FG-SPW.

The letter titled LETTER OF INTRODUCTION IN RESPECT OF KHALIL YUSUF GABASAWA urged the federal ministry to engage him in the committee of Special Public Works Program for Kano state.

“It is with sense of respect and humility I write to introduce the above named who is the chairman of the Kano state chapter of National Youths Council of Nigeria NYCN”. the statement said.

The latter signed by the Permanent Secretary of state’s ministry of youths and sports development, Ibrahim Sagagi described Comrade Gabasawa as dedicated fellow who has public development at heart.

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