- The Senate has kicked against plot to remove Senate president Bukola Saraki
- Senate spokesperson, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, said the 109 senators are in support of the Senate president
- According to the senators, they elected him and are not ready to remove him yet
The plot by some quarters to impeach Senate president Bukola Saraki seems to have crumbled as the Senate kicked against it.
The Senate spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, speaking with the press over the weekend said the Senate has no plan to support the impeachment plot against Saraki, This Day reports.
Abdullahi said: “Nobody can remove Saraki. We elected him and we are not ready to remove him yet. From day one, they never wanted Saraki. What we are saying is that the right to choose the Senate President lies with senators and we have chosen our leader.
“From everything he has been doing as chairman of the National Assembly and as President of the Senate, he has provided stability. He has not only brought this to the National Assembly, but the entire country.
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“The true face of democracy is the parliament and since Saraki came in, we have not failed this democracy."
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that Senator Dino Melaye has described as a joker a colleague who is reportedly behind an alleged plot to remove Senate president Bukola Saraki.
In a tweet on Thursday, January 25, Melaye confirmed allegations that there was a deep plot to remove Saraki from the leadership of the upper house of legislature.
According to the report, the plot is being allegedly championed by a former governor and a serving senator even as meetings are said to have been held to actualise the plan.
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