Buhari's Impeachment: These Are APC Senators Working with PDP, Adamu Opens Up at last

Buhari's Impeachment: These Are APC Senators Working with PDP, Adamu Opens Up at last

  • APC senators supporting President Buhari's impeachment are those who lost tickets during the last primaries
  • This was revealed by the ruling party's national chairman, Abdulahi Adamu, when he spoke with journalists recently
  • But Adamu noted that the call for the president's impeachment is originally from the PDP in the Senate

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, has reacted to calls for President Muhammadu Buhari's impeachment.

Adamu, during an interview with Daily Trust on Monday, August 15, acknowledged the fact that some APC senators are behind moves to remove President Buhari from office before his tenure expires.

Presdient Buhari
Adamu said those calling for Buhari's sack in the APC lost tickets (Photo: Aso Rock Villa)
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He revealed that senators in the ruling party who were working to see Buhari ousted are those who lost tickets for elective offices during the last primaries.

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According to him, it was originally a drive by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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His words:

“When this was going on it was part of the heat of those who didn’t get what they wanted and they now capitalize on the pressure of the opposition to be hard.
“It was an opposition drive, they supported it and they put the blame on the party and government.”

APC senators who are backing plan to impeach President Buhari

Meanwhile, at least two APC senators were reportedly in support of the move by opposition lawmakers to impeach Buhari over the rising spate of insecurity in Nigeria.

The opposition PDP senators had on Wednesday, July 27, staged a walkout after Senate President Ahmad Lawan prevented Senator Philip Aduda from discussing the rising insecurity.

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The majority of the lawmakers agreed that Buhari should be given six weeks to fix insecurity or face impeachment proceedings.

Aduda said there was a need to formally serve the president the notice, but Lawan ruled the FCT senator out of order.

After exiting the chamber, the senators gave the president a six-week ultimatum to tackle insecurity in the country or risk being impeached.

Presidential spokesman reacts

Reacting to the development, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said the lawmakers are just wasting their time, noting they cannot carry out their threat.

Source: Legit.ng

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