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The Leadership of the National Assembly is sticking with it’s decision to suspend the Special Public Works Programme until it receives a comprehensive brief on the modalities of it’s implementation.

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan disclosed this in Abuja during an interactive session with Journalists at the National Assembly.

Senator Lawan insists that the implementation of the programme remains in the Purview of the National Directorate of Employment as the National Assembly only approved  funds in the name of the Agency and not the Ministry.

He says the programme remains Suspended until the Minister of Labour and Employment appears before it to explain the modalities of implementation.

However, he reaffirms that the minor setback does not indicate any form of discord with the Executive arm of government, rather it is proof that the National Assembly is acting in National and Public interest.

 

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