NIGERIAN senators have joined their counterparts in the House of Representatives in implementing at impeachments proceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan in response to his recent decision to seal off the National Assembly.
On Thursday, soldiers and policemen sealed off the National Assembly complex preventing members of the House of Representatives from gaining entry into the premises. This was in response to the recent defection of the speaker of the House, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Following the locking of the National Assembly, which forced several legislators to clamber over the fence to get into the building, as many as 148 members of the House of representatives signed the impeachment notice. This plot has now spread to the Senate, with a growing number of Senators enthusiastic to team up with the members of the lower chamber to get…
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