Senator Kabiru Marafa challenges Senate President's order

Saraki ruled him out of order, on the grounds that Senate had adopted the Votes and Proceedings of the previous day.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Sen. Kabiru Marafa (APC-Zamfara), walked out of the chamber over composition of standing committees of the Senate in Abuja on Tuesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Marafa interrupted plenary session during debate on adoption of 8th Senate Legislative Agenda.

According to Marafa, it is illegal for Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to proceed with the matter when the issue of composition of Senate committees had not been resolved.

Irked by the ruling, Marafa walked out of the chamber.


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