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PDP BoT warns FG against plans to frame up Ekweremadu

20 July 2016, 12:03

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees on Tuesday warned the federal government against framing up the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu on allegations of forgery of the Senate standing rules, reports The Nation.

The party’s BOT said Ekweremadu should be left alone to do his duty without be distracted through court action.

The BoT made this disclosure during a solidarity visit to the PDP Caucus in the Senate.

Also read: PDP warns APC to stop intimidating Ekweremadu

The Chairman of PDP BoT, Ambassador Jibril Wali, said they were at the National Assembly to give support to Ekweremadu, whom he described as a man of honour and exemplary character worthy of emulation.

Wali according to Today noted that any attempt to remove Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President  will not augur well for the country’s democracy.

He said the party’s 48 senators with the support of APC senators elected Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President to enable them legislate for Nigeria.

Ekweremadu in his response noted that as PDP senators they were are grateful for the solidarity and support.

- News 24


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