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BREAKING: 2019 Election Sequence: Pro-Buhari senators stage a walk out

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BREAKING: 2019 Election Sequence: Pro-Buhari senators stage a walk out

At least, 10 Senators have staged a walk-out in protest against the adoption of the report by the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on the Amendment to the Electoral Act, New Telegraph can report.

The protesters say despite the adoption of the report by the Senate, they would insist on its reversal.

They alleged that the amendment was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari.

After the presentation of the report by Senator Suleiman Nazif, President of the Senate put the adoption of the report to voice vote, saying there was no need for debate on it as it was from a conference committee which had harmonised the versions of the two chambers.

After the vote, the ‘ayes’ had it and Saraki ruled on it — a development that generated an uproar in the chamber.

 

 

 

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