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BREAKING: Rowdy Session As Senate Suspends Keyamo’s Screening



There was commotion on Monday as lawmakers disagreed over the screening of Ministerial nominee, Festus Keyamo.

Recall that some lawmakers had taken offence over the refusal of Keyamo, who was the Minister of State for Labour and Employment in the President Muhammadu Buhari, to honour invites by various committees in the 9th Senate and 9th House of Representatives.

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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe had called on Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, to suspend Keyamo’s screening until he acknowledges to the Red Chambers that they have the power to summon and questioning any Minister and his Ministry.

After the situation become calm, Senate Leader, Opeyemi Bamidele called for the extension of the Senate sitting time and for the upper legislative Chambers to move into a closed-door session.

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