Some senators on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have raised an alarm claiming that their colleagues in the APC have started collecting signatures for the impeachment of Bukola Saraki.
Saraki, the president of the Senate, has remained in the leadership position days after he dumped the ruling APC.
Senator Dino Melaye, a close ally of Saraki and former member of the APC, made the allegation on behalf of the PDP senators.
Daily Trust also quoted an unnamed senator as saying: “The senators loyal to the government are now convening in Sheraton Hotel where the illegal impeachment exercise will be commencing. You can quote me on this.”
The report said no senator on the platform of the APC was in the National Assembly in the morning of Tuesday, August 7, when there was tension in the chamber.
It was learnt that only senators and members of the Senate and the House of Representatives on the PDP platform were at the National Assembly.
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Some of the senators that gained access into the National Assembly despite an alleged siege by the Department of State Services (DSS) include: Senators Rafiu Ibrahim, Shaba Lafiagi, Isa Hamma Misau, Ben Murray Bruce, Biodun Olujimi, Nazif Gamawa, Atai Aidoko, Ahmed Ogembe, and Chukwuka Utazi.
Also, some of the PDP members of the House of Representatives include Timothy Golu, Boma Goodhead, Kingsley Chinda, Adamu Entonu, Razak Atunwa, Olayuonu Temitope, Bassey Ewa, and Chris Emeka Azubogu.
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