Yenogoa - Members of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly are angry with the Speaker of House, Kombowei Benson over a statement he allegedly made against President Goodluck Jonathan, report Leadership.
The lawmakers were said to have expressed their displeasure to the Speaker for making what they described as degrading and inciting comments against President Jonathan.
The aggrieved lawmakers were said to have held series of secret meetings in Yenagoa,, where they discussed and condemned the Speaker’s tirade against the President in an interview he granted a regional tabloid.
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The lawmakers were agitated that Benson’s statements suggested that President Jonathan was plotting to impose candidates on members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state during the party’s primaries.
They dissociated themselves from the comments, saying, the Speaker is on his own.
The Speaker has, however, cleared the air on the issue and declared his support for President Jonathan.
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