Minority Caucus of the Home of Representatives has thrown its weight behind the ultimatum handed down President Muhammadu Buhari by the Senate Minority Caucus, to deal with the raging insecurity in Nigeria, or face impeachment.
Led by Senator Philip Aduda, the Senate caucus had on Wednesday issued the ultimatum after staging a walkout of the chamber throughout plenary, in protest towards refusal of the Senate President to Permit an open debate on the matter.
After separate closed door conferences of the 2 minority caucuses on the Nationwide Meeting on Thursday, Minority Chief of the Home of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, instructed journalists that they’re with their Senate counterparts.
Elumelu lamented that the present safety scenario has steered that Nigeria is now not on the best footing it was set by her founding fathers, including that Abuja, which is even the seat of energy is now not secure.
He mentioned it was a affirmation that the capital metropolis was not secure as a cupboard minister within the ruling APC authorities has directed colleges within the metropolis to be closed.
“As it’s now, you can’t even journey by air, as a result of there isn’t a aviation gas”, he mentioned.
The lawmaker assured that the Home minority caucus beneath his management is in help of the Senate.
“We help our colleagues strolling out, and we’re doing so. After six to eight weeks, if nothing change, we are going to collect all of the signatures, and I’m making it clear that it’s not concerning the minority…our colleagues (in APC) are additionally affected however they can’t converse out, so we’re talking for them”, he famous.