The Workplace of the President, has reprimanded Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Improvement, Sadiya Umar Farouq, for her extreme use of energy, abuse of workplace and employment of employees past the monetary capability of the Ministry.
Farouq had refused to approve the cost for the Nationwide House Grown Faculty Feeding Program for Lagos, Imo, Kogi and Benue States.
This stopped the deliberate graduation of the programme in Lagos in October 2019.
Employees of the Ministry had additionally lamented her overbearing train of energy, claiming that she runs the Ministry like an Emperor.
In keeping with inside supply, the Presidency was shocked to be taught of how she runs the affairs of the Ministry and despatched a Senior Officer to name her to order.
Sources revealed that Farouq has employed underneath her companies retinue of assist employees and Aides past the allowances and approval of the federal government.
“She is technically servicing the emolument and allowances of the Aides by funds of the company, since she is unable to get approval of parliament of government for such unprecedented variety of Aides.
“The Presidency was shocked to find that she has employed and contracted such Employees as Chief of Employees (who was a former NIA agent ), Deputy Chief of Employees, Senior Particular Assistants and Particular Assistants.
“These are way far beyond any other official of government except the President”, sources revealed.
It was gathered that Farouq denied the act when confronted with the allegations, claiming that the people “only chose to address themselves by the appellation and it wasn’t with her blessing”.
She was subsequently reprimanded for exposing authorities workplaces and appointments to whims and caprices of unauthorised individuals.
As a method of cautioning her, the Presidency positioned the Minister underneath strict monitoring to keep away from her inflicting the federal government surprising embarrassment.
Recall, that she had additionally refused to approve cost for N-power beneficiaries for the month of October and November, prompting the intervention of the Presidency earlier than the beneficiaries have been paid.
Since taking full management of this system, Farouq has since refused to launch funds for the operation, impress, allowances and cost for companies on the expense of various beneficiaries of programmes.