- The conversation is still ongoing in the polity, regarding President Muhammadu Buhari's impeachment
- This time around, the Senator representing Osun East and Vice Chairman Francis Fadahunsi maintained they won't allow Ahmad Lawan to hinder the impeachment process
- In fact, to hasten the process, the lawmaker disclosed the majority of the Senators has passed a vote of no confidence on the president, citing the failure and incompetence of his administration
The Senator representing Osun East and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs and Excise, Francis Fadahunsi, has said that opposition parties in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, have made up their minds to sack the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.
According to the lawmaker, Lawan would be sacked if he made any attempt to frustrate the impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari, next month, Punch reports.
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Fadahunsi made this assertion on Wednesday, August 3, in an interview with journalists in Abuja.
Reason for Buhari's sack
The federal lawmaker noted the majority of the senators across political party lines had already passed a vote of no confidence on Buhari because of his administration’s inability to address the worsening security situation in the country.
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He expressed doubts about the president’s ability to tackle the security challenges currently facing the country in six weeks since he couldn’t do so for seven years.
“We have been talking and giving suggestions on how we could end the insecurity challenges facing the country but the Head (Senate President) is hooked to the Villa. He has been frustrating all our moves to take drastic measures against the President.”
Fadahunsi vowed that the impeachment proceedings would commence as soon as his colleagues resume their current six-week annual vacation on September 20.
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Ehilebo while speaking exclusively with Legit.ng on the current state of insecurity across the country.
Recall that in one week, two guard brigades were attacked in Abuja. While one attack happened along the Bwari-Tasha road in the Bwari area council, the second attack happened on Thursday night along the Zuba-Kaduna road, close to the Zuma rock.
Lawan says N900bn approved for fight against insecurity not enough
In another report, Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said the N900 billion approved for the fight against insecurity in the country is not enough.
Lawan, while addressing lawmakers shortly before the upper chamber adjourned for its annual recess, lamented the incessant killing and maiming of Nigerians by terrorists.
"The security situation has been a very difficult and challenging one, but, recently, there has been an increase of attacks, killings and maiming of our citizens," he said.