No More War With Presidency – Senate Declares
The Senate has announced that it will no longer engage in any future face-off with the executive arm of government.
It said days of endless attacks and balderdash were over.
Senate President Bukola Saraki made the position of the upper legislative chamber known, on Wednesday, when lawmakers considered a motion on the “The illegal extension of the tenure of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)”, sponsored by Sen. Emmanuel Paulker from Bayelsa State.
Saraki, who did not allow a debate on the motion, said: “We are not here to always attack the executive. The days of always attacking the executive is over. We must not be involved in acts of We are not here to always attack the executive.
“The days of always attacking the executive is over. We must not be involved in acts of balderdash. I suggest that we handle it amicably and allow the relevant committees to take to meet with the SGF and look at the issue.”