Saraki, Ekweremadu cry out again

Saraki, EkweremaduSenate President, Dr 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 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for last Tuesday’s invasion of the premises of the National Assembly by men of the Department of State Services (DSS).

In a statement signed by the media aides of Dr Saraki  his deputy, Ekweremadu , Yusuph Olaniyonu and Uche Anichukwu, the two legislative leaders stated that after receiving the interim report submitted by the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, the Presidency had 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 their heads and blame the invasion of the National Assembly on the two leaders of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly (Dr Saraki and Ekweremadu), 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.

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“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 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 their heads 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, Saraki and Ekweremadu said through their aides.

“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, Dr Saraki and Ekweremadu, added that they have also uncovered a sinister plot by the government to use the anti-graft and security agencies to incarcerate them and some members of their families from next week in a bid to break their will and effect their removal.

  1. Surajo Mohd says

    They’d cry later, not now

  2. Nura Abdulrahaman says

    Too early

  3. Elasam Ghedo says

    Stop crying ,too early

  4. Teejay Raji says

    Just the way he did with Offa robbery and at the end of the day he was connected to the boys although he did not send them to go and Rob but he armed them for political thuggery.

  5. Adams Abdulsalam says

    Cry cry babies

  6. Ogebe Basil says

    This people are selfish not ready to serve public, what ex. gov. Donald D. said abt. senators is nothing but the true how can senators fight corruption, the institutions are enemy democracy

  7. Awe Olugbenga Odunayo says

    If you are fighting a man with grace you will be disgrace and no weapon formed against saraki shall prosper

  8. Moronkeji Adegbile says

    Cried out ? They’ve just started ! He who stole the King’s Trumpet, where would he blow it?

  9. Engr Gralex says

    It shows that they are guilty

  10. Ogebe Basil says

    Have u ever when arm rubber stole cash from Bank started killed on street for Ritualis be wz

  11. Obanigba Ayowale says

    They have erred, they will weep not only crying. Mo nbo WA olohun ko Ya logun odun. IBB is now a Mecca, where people visit. They should learn from his ordeal

  12. Mustapha Aliyu says

    U will cry well

  13. Ayandele Rasheed Ayantayo says

    Ariwo lenu vendor!!!

  14. Abdulhadi Tijjani Saulawa says

    Time will Tell.

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