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Senate Pro-Saraki Senators to oppose impeachment moves

Adding that Saraki has enough supporters in the Senate to quash any impeachment move.

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Bukola Saraki on trial for assets declaration fraud on September 22, 2015 play

Bukola Saraki on trial for assets declaration fraud on September 22, 2015

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In response to media reports that some Senators are planning to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senators loyal to the Senate President, have vowed to quash any impeachment move.

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki

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A pro-Saraki Senator who spoke to Punch Newspapers said "We have a tradition in the Senate; anybody is free to air his or her view on any issue while the Senate president will in his wisdom rule in favour of the strongest argument."

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Senator Bukola Saraki looks on after being elected as the senate president of the 8th Nigeria Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTX1FRVG play Senator Bukola Saraki looks on after being elected as the senate president of the 8th Nigeria Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTX1FRVG

 

“We equally wish to warn our colleagues on the opposite side to be careful with the way they are going about the whole issue because any Senator who connives with an external body to run down his or her colleague, would in the shortest possible time bite his fingers in anguish.”

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki's trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on September 18, 2015. play

Senate President, Bukola Saraki's trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on September 18, 2015.

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Adding that Saraki has enough supporters in the Senate to quash any impeachment move.

 

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