Senators, mainly of the minority block and some belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC), have called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the worsening insecurity in the country.
They gave President Buhari six weeks to curb insecurity or face a formal notice of impeachment from them.
The Senators staged a walk-out of the plenary when Senate President Ahmad Lawan refused to accede to a motion moved by Minority Leader Philip Aduda that the Senate should debate the cases of rising insecurity in the country.
The Senators, who briefed newsmen after walking out on the Senate, insisted they had during their closed-door session which lasted for two hours agreed that they should debate the issue of insecurity and give Buhari an impeachable ultimatum notice.
They expressed anger Lawan refused to abide by their resolution after reverting to plenary after the closed-door session.
They were chanting “Buhari must go!”
The Senators at the briefing include those of APC, PDP, ANPP and APGA.
It was learnt that some lawmakers that were displeased with the worsening security situation in the country had threatened to impeach the President.
It was learnt that at the commencement of the plenary on Tuesday, the lawmakers questioned the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on why the issue of insecurity was not in the Order Paper.
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