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JUST IN… INSECURITY: PDP Senators chant ‘Buhari must go’, walk out on plenary



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Some Senators under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday demanded for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the prevailing insecurity situation in different parts of the country.

They walked out of the Senate chamber when Senate President Ahmad Lawan refused the house to hear a motion in that regards.

The development was not unconnected with the rising insecurity in the country and the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to proffer solutions to the problem.

Several states in the country including Kaduna, Benue, Katsina and even the Federal Capital Territory had come under attacks from the terrorists in recent weeks.

A few days ago, the terrorists behind the March 28 attack on the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train threatened to kidnap the president and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, if they come in contact with them.

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The Senate Minority Leader, Philip Aduda, who addressed journalists at the National Assembly complex, reminded the Senate of the resolutions taken after a two-hour closed door session.

He noted that the one of the resolutions taken at the session was for the Senate to discuss the issue of insecurity in the country and efforts taken to check the scourge.

Aduda said: “We went into a closed-door session on the state of insecurity in Abuja and took cognisance that Nigeria is no longer safe

“Senate has recommended various measures and discovered that even Abuja is no longer safe.

“We agreed in the closed session that we will give President Muhammadu Buhari an ultimatum, but the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, didn’t want us to raise the issue.

“However, we have issued six weeks for President Buhari to resolve the problem of insecurity in the country or be impeached and we walked out of chambers in protest.”

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