Senate minority caucus gives President Buhari six-week ultimatum to tackle insecurity, threaten impeachment


Senators from opposition parties, have issued a six-week ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the worsening security challenges bedeviling the country or face impeachment.

The Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Phillip Aduda, made the position of the lawmakers known on Wednesday while briefing reporters at the National Assembly in Abuja.

The Senators’ resolution came after a closed-door meeting with the Senate leadership headed by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, which lasted for about two hours in the red chamber.

The Senate President however, refused the move by the lawmakers to present their resolutions at plenary, this development made the lawmakers stage a walkout to address the Senate Press Corps.

“At the closed session, we agreed to give him (Buhari) an ultimatum of six weeks after which we will impeach him. But the Senate President blocked us.

“Nowhere is safe in Nigeria, even Abuja. Urgent steps need to be taken and we left the chamber because we’ve given the President six weeks to resolve the issue or we impeach him.

This development comes days after bandits, in a viral video threatened to abduct the president, and the governor of Kaduna State, Nasri El-rufia.

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