Buhari’s cupboard embarrassing us – Nigerians react as Ngige calls Faleke ‘Small boy’
Nigerians have expressed disappointment on the latest argument between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and a member of Home of Representatives, James Faleke.
Ngige who appeared earlier than the Adhoc Committee of the Home of Consultant, for questioning over an alleged breach of a presidential directive, mocked Faleke describing him as “a small boy” and claimed he was “Tinubu’s mate”.
“I’m the identical age as your mentor in Lagos, Asiwaju (Bola Ahmed Tinubu). And I used to be Governor with him on the identical time. He was a Senator, I used to be a Senator.
“You might be only a small boy in Lagos. Take a look at this Mushin boy, speaking to a Victoria Island boy,” Ngige mentioned.
Ngige is alleged to have suspended the highest administration and government committee members of the Nigeria Social Insurance coverage Belief Fund (NSITF), regardless of the presidential directive barring ministers from sacking heads of companies.
Ngige’s assertion has stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media.
Making reference to Ngige’s assertion, some Nigerians on Twitter described the latest behaviour of ministers and NASS members as a humiliation to the nation.
Recall that the Appearing Managing Director of Niger Delta Growth Fee, NDDC, Kemebradikumo Pondei slumped whereas being grilled by members of the committee led by led by Thomas Ereyitomi over the alleged monetary mismanagement of NDDC.
Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter;
@SodiqTade “It has by no means been this dangerous for NASS.From Ministers strolling out on members to Honorable Minister Ngige subbing a member to therapeutic massage his ego. Worst in historical past. No regards for NASS members in anyway.All from Buhari’s ‘hallow’ cupboard.”
@Fybloom “From EFCC, the Pondei NDDC drama to Ngige and Faleke. Doesn’t it simply make you sick to the abdomen? Such clownish childish shows on the highest stage of our nation. The rot has gotten so dangerous we are able to not cover the maggots. Will we nonetheless have a president? What a circus.”
@Olufemiloye “On a lighter be aware, Ngige deriding a Faleke just isn’t humorous. Authority lies within the place, not the particular person. If a Minister’s ego is just too huge to be accountable to a lawmaker/panel of enquiry with oversight capabilities on his ministry’s actions, then he isn’t match to be a Minister.”
@Sallycious “Now we have by no means seen rascality this far within the historical past of this nation. To suppose that that is taking place with Mr. INTEGRITY manning the ship?
@Dapsyano “Actually suppose folks ought to cease referring to those people as “Honourable” once they haven’t accomplished something to warrant such. There’s completely nothing honourable about any of those folks.”
@Obi_Nwosu “Chris Ngige efficiently distracted everybody from the primary subject. Being a Nigerian is a psychological train.”
@Nekkasmith “Sadly, Ngige simply exhibited that conceitedness that sits within the common Igbo man.”
@Olamicome “Our politician are utilizing us to catch cruise. See Ngige and Faleke on nationwide tv. Shaking my head.”
@Von_bismack “That is ugly. Take a look at what governance seems like this days.”
@Fk149 “This authorities is a authorities of Commotion. Ministers struggle one another, Home of Reps and Ministers exchanging phrases like touts. NDDC performing chairman Nollywood actor “