Why Senate Wants To Impeach Buhari.
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is currently under intense pressure as Senators, today called for his impeachment days after the House of Representatives Made a similar Move. Read details below.
Why Senate Wants To Impeach Buhari
For not seeking National Assembly approval before the withdrawal of the $496 million used for the purchase of aircraft from the United States, some senators have called for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment.
It must also be recalled that the Federal House of Representatives made a similar call last week and this happened to them….Read here.
Section 143 of the Nigerian constitution provides for the removal of the president from office.
Moving a motion on the issue on Thursday, Matthew Uroghide, Edo state, said President Buhari’s move was a violation of the constitution and thus, he should face the consequences.
He prayed the Senate to invoke Section 143 to start the impeachment process of the president.
Seconding the motion, Chukwuka Utazi spoke in support of the move.
“This is an impeachable offence,” an obviously angry Mr Utazi, said.
More senators are currently speaking on the issue.
More to follow…