Bou Saab also cited “the last decision made by the State Council, which discredited him and exposed his slanders” in the statement wherein he announced the lawsuit.
In a recent TV appearance, Al-Majzoub said that Bou Saab’s cousin, Oueijan, when she still headed the CERD, had requested $32 million for a single project, which he refused to disburse from the ministry.
He also revealed, in the Al-Jadeed TV episode dedicated to exposing corruption in the Education Ministry, that hundreds of millions of dollars had vanished from the Ministry, with much of them going as bonuses to some Ministry employees.
The controversial episode, in which Al-Majzoub took a jab at Bou Saab, preceded the two exchanging accusations and harsh remarks.
The current caretaker Education Minister has so far not commented on Bou Saab’s announcement of legal action against him.
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