Senators, mainly of the minority block and at least one from the All Progressives Congress (APC) from North and South chanted Buhari Must Go on Wednesday after Senate President Ahmad Lawan turned down what they alleged as an agreement to debate the state of insecurity in the land.
The chant of Buhari Must go came after the deadlock over a motion that was brought forward by Senate Minority Leader, Senator Philip Aduda to debate the spate of insecurity in the land.
They, nevertheless, gave President Buhari six weeks to curb insecurity or face a formal notice of impeachment from them.
The Nation reports that the Senators staged the walk-out of the plenary when Senate President Ahmad Lawan refused to accede to a motion moved by Minority Leader Philip Aduda that the Senate should debate the cases of rising insecurity in the country.
The Senators, who briefed newsmen after walking out on the Senate, insisted they had during their closed-door session which lasted for two hours agreed that they should debate the issue of insecurity and give Buhari an impeachable ultimatum notice.
They expressed anger Lawan refused to abide by their resolution after reverting to plenary after the closed-door session
The senators were chanting “Buhari must go!” as they vented their frustration.
The Senators at the briefing include those of APC, PDP, ANPP and APGA.
GreenWhiteGreen GWG reports that the threat of impeachment came from the opposition senators who were supported by a few APC members indicating the first time that senators from the ruling party have openly joined the call on President Buhari to go.
Source: With additional reports from The Nation