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Senators confirm plot to impeach Buhari

17 July 2016, 16:57

Abuja - Fresh facts have emerged on how some senators allegedly made an attempt to move a motion for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the alleged Senate forgery case.

It has been revealed that some senators loyal to Senate President, Bukola Saraki made a move to discuss impeachment at the executive session.

At least six senators who attended the session, confirmed that impeachment was discussed at the meeting, according to Premium Times

A Senator interviewed stated that former deputy governor of Abia state, Eyinnaya Abaribe was the arrow-head of the move.

It was further revealed that the declaration by Abaribe evoked immediate reaction from the senators with those in support of Saraki chorusing “Yes, Yes”, while those against repelled with “No, No” chants.

Also read: Senate moves to impeach Buhari

With the resistance from APC Senators, the Senate descended into a rowdy session.

Senate President Bukola Saraki then intervened to calm the Senators and restore normalcy .

Saraki then told his colleagues that the issue on ground should not focus on Buhari’s impeachment, but the actions of the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Salami (

Saraki was said to have argued that it was Malami who was being used to directly launch lethal offensives on the Senate and who should be subdued.

- News 24


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