Nigeria: Any Attempt to Unseat Principal Officers of the National Assembly Will Be Resisted – Tambuwal

Concerns were mount over alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress APC and Presidency to instigate the impeachment of the leadership of the National Assembly, the Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Tambuwal, has warned that any abuse of due process and rule of law will meet with stiff resistance by the opposition.

Speaking at the opening of the 81st National Executive Committee NEC of the Peoples’ Democratic Party PDP in Abuja, Tambuwal said any attempt to abuse due process in the effort to unseat principal officers of the National Assembly will be stoutly resisted.

While speaking on the outcome of the NEC meeting, PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, said NEC resolved to adopt the new modalities for nomination of candidates for elections, to accommodate the changes brought about by the recent law on the “Not Too Young to Run”.

Many leaders of the PDP including governors, lawmakers and state chairmen attended the NEC meeting. The Deputy Senate President Ekwerenmadu was said to be recuperating from the travails at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC detention.

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