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”It’s undemocratic and unacceptable” PDP reacts to President Buhari’s order to safety brokers to cope with anybody making political fortunes from terror assaults

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PDP has issued an announcement condemning president Buhari for guiding the safety brokers to deal decisively with anybody that makes an attempt to make political fortunes from terror assaults witnessed in any a part of the nation.

President Buhari gave the cost to the navy when he acquired the freed Dapchi ladies final week Friday.

PDP in an announcement launched at this time, says the order is undemocratic and utterly unacceptable. Learn the assertion under

The Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) rejects as undemocratic and utterly unacceptable, President Buhari’s remark that safety companies will deal decisively with any individuals or group that dares to criticize the dealing with of safety beneath his administration.

The PDP, as a celebration, after a radical overview of all points and the truth that no one, aside from the President himself, politicized the Dapchi subject when he boasted that his response time was quicker than that of former President Goodluck Jonathan, maintain that President Buhari’s pronouncement on alleged politicization of safety points is focused at emasculating opposition and people with opposite opinions to the views of the APC pursuits.

The President’s assertion utterly betrays a harmful political intolerance and utter disdain for the rule of legislation and constitutionally assured freedom of speech and opinion of residents in a democracy.

PDP is constrained to remind President Buhari that our nation is now not beneath the rule of navy decrees and tribunals the place safety brokers “deal(t) decisively” with residents for holding opinions.

Our expensive nation, Nigeria, and her individuals, has since 1999 chosen a democratic order the place there are clear legal guidelines guiding expression of opinions.

Our 1999 Structure (as amended) additionally confers the adjudication of any violations in that regard with the courts and never with safety operatives.

Nigerians are conscious that the current APC authorities has turn into intensely distraught, having been rejected for its misrule, and won’t hesitate to deploy each obtainable means to inject worry into the citizen and forestall them from freely expressing themselves and voting based on their consciences in the course of the 2019 common elections.

President Buhari ought to nonetheless observe that Nigerians can now not be intimidated or cowed as they’re now, greater than ever earlier than, prepared to guard their constitutionally assured rights as enshrined in our structure.

Whereas the PDP is in opposition to any motion by any citizen to undermine our safety system, particularly for political causes, we insist that the place such happens, it should be addressed by procedures and processes supplied by the legal guidelines of our land.

We subsequently be part of all well-meaning Nigerians to induce the navy and all safety companies to not permit themselves for use in opposition to the individuals.

Lastly, the PDP calls on the United Nations and the worldwide group to notice and condemn this harmful development in our nation.



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APC Calls For Omo-Agege’s Prosecution Over Mace snatching

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in totality, Wednesday’s attack on the Senate and the snatching on the Mace of the senate.

This is even as it has called on all security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

In a statemnet issued by Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, the party said that the attack ammounted to an attack on the nation’s democracy.

“The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian Senate by suspected thugs who disrupted Wednesday’s plenary and made away with the mace.

“The APC hereby condemns this action and views it as an attack on our democracy and a desecration of the hallowed institution of the National Assembly.

“We therefore call on security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Police has arrested Senator Ovie Omo Agege for leading the hoodlums into the Senate chamber during plenary to snatch the Mace which is the symbol of authority of the upper legislative chamber.

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Mace Theft: Police Arrest Senator Omo-Agege

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The lawmaker was suspended by the Senate for 90 days last week. He, however, attended the plenary today.

The Senate had accused him of leading the armed men who stormed the chamber and snatched the mace while plenary was on.

After the plenary, policemen ushered Omo-Agege from the door of the chamber into a waiting pickup van.

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Thugs Disrupt Senate Plenary, Steals Mace

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The Senate plenary was today disrupted after suspected thugs invaded the chamber and made away with the mace.

The incident happened few seconds after a suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege entered the chamber.

About 10 suspected thugs who came to the venue with the senator forced their entrance into the chamber.

Seconds later, the thugs ran out of the chamber with the mace causing pandemonium in the Senate.

They left the National Assembly with the mace in a black SUV.

The mace is the symbol of authority of the parliament.

One of the security personnel at the entrance of the National Assembly said the thugs told him and other officers they were with the senator.

“We tried to stop them but they told us they were with him (Omo-Agege),” he said.

The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority.

In a statement after the incident on Wednesday, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, said the incident is an act of treason.

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