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SENATE LEADERSHIP: Fadahunsi attacks Oshiomhole, says he is treating senators like school pupils

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been accused by the Senator-elect for Osun East Senatorial District, Chief Francis Fadahunsi, of treating senators like school pupils.

Fadahunsi, berated Oshiomhole over his insistence on the adoption of Senator Ahmed Lawan as the next Senate President, adding his posture to senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is like that of a school teacher giving out instructions to his pupils.

Fadahunsi, who defeated the incumbent APC senator in February 23 National Assembly election contesting on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said this in a statementin signed by his media assistant, Sam Segun-Progress.

According to him, Ahmed Lawan may at the end be seen as a stooge of the executive with the way the party is going by his adoption.

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The statement reads in part: “What is the business of the executive with the election of principal officers of the National Assembly? The way the party is going about it is exposing Senator Lawan. The action of the National Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, is like that of a headmaster giving instructions to his pupils.

“The APC ought to be discreet with its lobbying, not grandstanding about imposing an anointed candidate on senators. This is because the party is exposing Senator Lawan to the danger of being viewed and labelled as a stooge of the executive.”

Timothy Enietan-Matthews

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Timothy is a versatile journalist, down to earth with a critical and curious mind.

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