“Buhari Must Go”, PDP Senators Chant, Stage Walk Out of Plenary As Lawan Stops impeachment Move

“Buhari Must Go”, PDP Senators Chant, Stage Walk Out of Plenary As Lawan Stops impeachment Move

  • PDP Senators on Wednesday, July 27, chant 'Buhari must go' as they stage a walkout from the Senate during plenary today July 27
  • The Senators who are worried by the rising case of insecurity have given the President a six-weeks ultimatum to end insecurity or face impeachment
  • Meanwhile, the PDP Senators decry the rate of insecurity in the country as the Minority Leader raised a motion on the need to impeach President Buhari but was shut down by the Senate President

A report by Premium Times has it that Senators of the opposition parties walked out of the plenary session on Wednesday, July 27.

The lawmakers, numbering over 20, walked out of the chamber after the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, shot down a motion on insecurity and impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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PDP Senators move to impeach Buhari over rising insecurity. Photo credit: Buhari Sallau, Igbo Watch
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After spending over two hours in a closed session, the lawmakers began plenary for the day.

Lawan announced after the executive session:

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“The Senate in a closed session deliberated issues bordering the workings of the Senate in particular and the National Assembly in general.”

They would go on to commence business for the day when the Senate Minority Leader, Philip Aduda, raised a Point of Order, reminding the Senate of its resolutions taken after the closed-door session.

Mr Aduda said the Senate was meant to address the issue of insecurity in the country and the efforts made so far to curtail the menace.

He also reminded his colleagues that they were meant to “give the president an ultimatum to resolve the issues of insecurity in the country and give an impeachment notice if the demands are not met.”

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Ahmed Lawan stops impeachment move

He was, however, quickly interrupted by the Senate President who said he did not follow the right procedure for raising a point of order.

“First, you are supposed to cite the order. Second, you’re supposed to discuss the matter with me.

Video emerges

The Senators are worried by the rising case of insecurity.

Nigerians react

Nigerians in their usual manner reacted to the development on the Facebook page of Legit.ng.

Philip Hassan said

"Buhari must stay, he must finish what they said he should come and do."

Chirago Naj stated

"Someone who couldn't solve security problem for 7years na 6 weeks e wan take solve am? Life go tire all of una na small time remain."

Iyfie Omas noted

"Now we are basking in d euphoria of Buharism is when u want to impeach him , lai lai he must finish his tenure perhaps the God of 11th hour will do signs and wonders with Buhari."

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Tonia Azuh opined

"They are working out of plenary, na now day break abi they just wake up from sleep? Useless set of thieves."

Kolawole Peace said

"All of u are the same. Stop deceiving us."

Alex Royal queried

"Na, now he must go abi? Wen e una do join am destroy the country finish."

Gwong Bitrus Obadiah revealed

"Those protecting his impeachment too are not safe from the security thread."

Edohen O Praise suggested

"They should just leave him to complete his tunure. M sure the new bill he signed is what is pinching them."

Lai Mohammed drops strong, powerful statement on threat to kidnap Buhari, El-Rufai

In another report, the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the threat to abduct President Muhammadu Buhari as laughable.

In a video released at the weekend, the abductors of train passengers in Kaduna threatened to kidnap and kill Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.

In a chat with newsmen after President Buhari presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday, July 27, the minister said the terrorists were also spreading propaganda.

Source: Legit.ng

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