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PDP senators vow to protect Ekweremadu

17 June 2015, 13:02

Abuja - Senators elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have vowed to resist any attempt to unseat the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, reports Vanguard.

The PDP senators were reacting to comments made by the former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso to the effect that Ekweremadu’s seat be declared vacant and returned to the ruling All Progressives Party (APC).

Also read: Ekweremadu retains Deputy Senate President seat

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, who spoke on behalf of the PDP senators on Tuesday, said they are battle- ready to resist any attempt to unseat Ekweremadu, since he was duly and constitutionally elected.

Nwaoboshi, who was also a former Chairman of Delta State chapter of PDP, noted that the APC does not have the strength in the Senate to impeach Ekweremadu.

Read more at Vanguard.

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