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PDP Senator Reveals The Only Way Saraki Can Be Impeached

PDP Senator Reveals The Only Way Saraki Can Be Impeached

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PDP Senator Reveals The Only Way Saraki Can Be Impeached

Senator Ibrahim Danbaba representing Sokoto south senatorial district has reacted to the alleged plot by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to overthrow President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki.

NIGERIA NEWS notes that Danbaba who warned against the plot to impeach Saraki said his principal could only be fired with the vote of two-third, 73 senators in the National Assembly.

Going further, the lawmaker said he and others would not regret defecting from the ruling APC to the opposition PDP.

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He said: “How can you impeach him, you cannot impeach a leader like the Senate president without having 2/3rd, you need 73 senators to be able to impeach him.

“The issue is we do not simply allow people to be operating government the way they want, we allow people to operate government based on the rules and provision of the Nigerian constitution.

“He cannot resign because it is not APC alone that gave him the mandate, but the people of Sokoto state.

“The fact is that we contributed to the success of that election so if you want to ask Governor Tambuwal to resign, it means we will go back reflect on what transpired.

“We have to extract our votes that counted for him to become governor and then add the number of votes that PDP garnered, then the PDP candidate would have been declared the winner of the election.”

In an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that a female lawmaker dared DSS operatives to fire gunshots after preventing them from entering the Senate.

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