Pro-Buhari lawcreaters open up on alleged plot to impeach Speaker exegashegara
Abdulmumin Jibrin, a members of the House of Representatives, has revealed that the signatures being collected by him and his colleagues at the lower chamber is not meant to impeach Yakubu Dogara, the speaker.
There had been insinuations that the lawmakers were moving to impeach Speaker Dogara days after a joint executive session of the National Assembly made some resolutions and threatened President Muhammadu Buhari with impeachment.
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The National Assembly had reportedly issued 12 points to the executive arm of government saying it could be forced to use its constitutional powers if they were not met.
But Jibrin explained on Thursday, June 6, that the signatures were being collected in support for Buhari.
“We wish to categorically state that the ongoing taking of signatures of Members in the House of Representatives by the PSG is not for the purpose of impeaching the speaker but to reaffirm our support for Mr President and consolidate his support base in the House
“One thing for sure is that the PSG support for President Muhammadu Buhari is sacrosanct and we will not allow people who are working against our party or have made up their mind to leave the party or are confused on what to do to destroy our party and government,” he said in his tweets.
earlier reported that Multiple sources at the House of Representatives confirmed Friday, July 29, 2016 that the impeachment process of embattled Speaker Yakubu Dogara has commenced.
Dogara is not the only principal officer on this journey, according to the sources. His deputy, Yussuf Suleimon Lasun, chief whip, Alhassan Ado Doguwa and minority leader, Leo Ogorther, all indicted by Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the committee on appropriation, will also be sent packing.