NASS Commotion: APC Lawmakers Sign President Jonathan’s Impeachment Notice

NASS Commotion: APC Lawmakers Sign President Jonathan’s Impeachment Notice

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on November 21, 2014
Nigeria House Of Represenative Building, Abuja

More than 120 lawmakers have  appended their signatures for the impeachment of President Goodluck,immediately House reconvenes in December, Vanguard reports.

The lawmakers are reported to be members of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

This comes after a commotion at the National Assembly on Thursday which led to the complex being shut down by the Senate President, David Mark.

The chairman of the house committee on media and public affairs, Mohammed Zakari,while reacting on the impeachment moves said “the notice of impeachment was not on the order paper today but I’m not foreclosing that some other things took place.”

Also reacting, the deputy house leader, Leo Ogor, who urged members to jettison such plans, argued that the notice of impeachment is inconsequential, as the President had no hand in what transpired at the National Assembly.

He said: “The President is unaware so bringing it (impeachment) up is going to be defeated. The President has done no wrong, impeachment should not even be part of the [email protected]

According to Vanguard, similar agitation by aggrieved lawmakers to move for impeachment of Emeka Ihedioha, deputy Speaker during the brief closed door session, was however averted by the Speaker who called for calmness.


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