NASS Invasion: FG planning to twist facts to indict us -- Saraki, Ekweremadu

By Editor on 10/08/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 1,651

Saraki and Ekweremadu
Saraki and Ekweremadu

Senate President, Dr, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have raised the alarm that the Federal Government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the last Tuesday Invasion of the premises of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Services (DSS).

In a statement signed by their media aides, Yusuph Olaniyonu and Uche Anichukwu, the two legislative leaders stated that after receiving the interim report submitted by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Idris Ibrahim, the Presidency has today constituted a closet panel to review the report and submit a final recommendation.

The mandate of this closet panel, the two legislators stated, is to turn facts on the head and blame the invasion of the National Assembly on the two leaders of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, who will then be presented as having worked in tandem with the sacked Director General of the DSS, Mallam Lawal Daura to stage the parliamentary security breach.

"We have been reliably informed that instead of the Presidency to set up a public inquiry or judicial commission to probe last Tuesday's early morning Invasion of the National Assembly as being demanded by the general public, they have commenced a process of manipulation and fabrication.

"The Presidency has set up a closet panel, which would work to a predetermined conclusion in which they will now claim that the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President worked in collusion with ex-DG of DSS, Lawal Daura to stage the invasion.

"They want to shield the fact that the previous night before the invasion and up till the early hours of Tuesday, there was a meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) senators and that the plan was for them to be moved in a coaster bus into the National Assembly complex later that morning for them to purportedly remove us and select a new Senate President and Deputy Senate President.

"Their plot only failed because the media, particularly social media, Nigerians and international community responded very swiftly as some legislators who came into the complex were refused entry by gun-wielding, hooded security operatives.

"Now, they want to turn the facts on its head and blame us for their botched plot against democracy. We are hereby alerting all Nigerians and members of the international community that the present Nigerian government will stop at nothing to destroy, suppress and incapacitate the opposition. This is their new tactic and plot as we approach the  period of the 2019 polls.

"We hereby reiterate our earlier position that the coup against democracy as represented by last week’s invasion must be probed through an independent judicial commission of inquiry which will produce a comprehensive report. We reject any manipulated and fabricated investigation,” Saraki and Ekweremadu stated.

The presiding officers added that they have also uncovered a sinister plot in which the government plans to use the anti-graft and security agencies to incarcerate them and some members of their families from next week,  all in a bid to break their will and effect their removal.

Posted 10/08/2018 8:52:38 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Tension in Ebonyi as thugs damage vehicles in...

Nigeria must restructure now to avert break-up, Adeboye...

Soludo wins APGA ticket for November 6 guber...

N21m fraud: Husband, wife, mother-in-law jailed 60 years...

South East will contest 2023 presidency as if...

Ukraine waives visa requirement for Nigerian, other foreign...

Emmanuel Onwubiko: Nigeria’s Man of the Year is...

Suspended Presidential Aide, Obono-Obla, moves to stop ICPC...

Fresh Kaduna attack: I counted 11 bodies in...

Jealous woman sets husband ablaze, flee

Massive shake up in Police as IG moves...

Edo Election: Obaseki alleges plot to intimidate, arrest...

 

Latest News Yahaya Bello orders closure of brothels, bans use of face masks in Kogi ‘US kills terrorists, Nigeria pampers them’ - Femi Fani-Kayode Residents flee as unknown gunmen kill 7 in Imo Suspect who beat Nigerian to death in Italy arrested 2023: Lalong, Oshiomhole lead APC’s campaign team Bandits: We’ll continue to fight for justice – Southern Kaduna 2023: Obi support group slams Tinubu for wishing Peter Obi and supporters dead, tells INEC to call him to order Terror fears force NRC to suspend Lagos-Kano, Ajaokuta train services FG purchases N1.4bn vehicles for Niger Republic, justifies action NBC fines DSTV, TSTV, NTA, Trust TV N20m over Documentary on Banditry ...Says fines must be paid in 27 days Gunmen kidnap gold miner in Osun, demand N100m ransom NASS vs Buhari: Uncertainty as Buhari faces impeachment threat in last days

 

Most Read Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (427,490 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (427,490 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (427,490 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (427,489 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (427,489 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (427,489 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (427,488 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (427,488 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (427,485 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (419,606 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (355,889 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (354,833 views)

 

 

SECTIONS FAITH (159) EDITORIAL (25) NEWS (9,907) POLITICS (519) SOCIETY (135) SPORTS (67) BUSINESS (380) HEALTH (63) EDUCATION (53) ENTERTAINMENT (65) INTERNATIONAL (232) TECHNOLOGY (8) COLUMNISTS (57) LETTERS (4) OPINION (47)

 

 


There are no video entries posted yet.