APC Senator Opens Up on National Assembly's Possible Impeachment of President Buhari

APC Senator Opens Up on National Assembly's Possible Impeachment of President Buhari

- Senator Fatai Buhari has said President Buhari has not done anything that will warrant his impeachment

- The Oyo North lawmaker called on anyone who has any genuine reason for the president's impeachment to present it

- The calls for President Buhari's impeachment gain prominence following the worsening security crisis across the country

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Fatai Buhari, the senator representing Oyo North senatorial district, has said the National Assembly is yet to see a reason to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

Daily Trust reports that the senator stated this when he paid a Sallah visit to a former Oyo governor, Rashidi Ladoja.

APC Senator Opens Up on National Assembly's Possible Impeachment of President Buhari
Senator Fatai Buhari (Oyo North) says the National Assembly is yet to see a reason to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Photo credit: AbdulFatai Buhari-BAF
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Senator Buhari noted that there is a process for impeaching a president just as he asked those calling for the president's impeachment to come up with a genuine reason for their call, The Guardian also reported.

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He said:

“Impeaching the president has a process. Anybody calling for the impeachment of the president should give a genuine reason that warrants the impeachment.
“We are yet to see a reason to impeach the president. If there is a need, then, we shall table it, discuss it and the two houses must come together."

Legit.ng notes that Senator Buhari’s submission is coming a day after Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf (APC Taraba) and chairman of Senate committee on special duties said impeaching President Buhari would not end insecurity in the country.

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According to the lawmaker, the president is not the only one saddled with the responsibility to provide security. He added that all state governors also share in the responsibility.

The federal lawmaker added that Buhari must be given the kind of assistance that will help solve the country's challenges.

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There have been calls for President Buhari’s resignation or impeachment following the spate of insecurity in the country.

In another related report, a member of the House of Representatives, Dachung Bagos, who represents Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency has disclosed that there is a tendency for the National Assembly to begin impeachment moves against President Buhari.

Speaking with Channels TV on Thursday, April 29, Bagos noted that the Assembly might be forced to kick-start the process if the president fails to implement security resolutions made by the lower chamber.

Source: Legit

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