You didn’t make me Senate President, I was elected by senators – Saraki fires back at APC

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki Wednesday declared that his occupation of the office of the presidency of the Senate was not ceded to him by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, but through an election by senators.

He made the declaration while briefing newsmen across the world over the siege to the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS.

His reaction followed the persistent calls by the ruling party for him to relinquish his official position as Senate President given the fact that he recently defected the APC to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Responding to this demand, he said, “I was not made the Senate President solely by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, but through my contest and victory in the election of the Senate presidency conducted by the upper chamber.

“It was a mandate by all the lawmakers from different political platforms.

“The position by the rule of the parliament is not a preserve of any political party even not on whether or not the party in majority. But the collective majority of individual members of the parliament across party lines.”

Saraki, however, maintained that his emergence and occupation of the office was by the extant rule and his removal as being plotted by some disaffected members must also come through the same rule.

 

Share your Story with us on Whatsapp +2348060798767, Facebook, Twitter

Join our Whatsapp group and get instant updates. Click HERE

Click>>> HERE >>>to advertise with us


SPONSORED LINK: >>>>>REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE... SPONSORED LINK: >>>>>>Revealed! How I finally got rid of STDs and UTI infections naturally, completely and became free… it’s 100% natural and has no side effects!

Win your Court cases today, Get Affordable Supreme Court Law Reports >> CLICK HERE



Get all the decisions of the Court of Appeal with a CLICK...... Visit Court of Appeal Reports Nigeria.



BESTSELLER: Get A-Z of contemporary laws of ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE in Nigeria By Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye. To ORDER, sms or call : +2347063666998, +2348159307051 or email jurispublicationseries@gmail.com



Alexander Payne: Get these Law books to aid your practice.

Supreme Court Judgments on Lands (1907-2013) and Nigerian Company Law Cases (1945-2016) are going for 120k per set.The Reports contain valuable and uncommon locus classicus for Legal research, opinion, and advocacy. Grab your copy now!!! Call 09091130714 or 07084004038

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.