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More Lawmakers Join Buhari Support Group Despite Ban By Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki. Twitter

More lawmakers from each chambers of the National Assembly are becoming a member of the Buhari Parliamentary Support Group (PSG) regardless of a ban by Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

As acknowledged by Daily Trust, the lawmakers are becoming a member of the group within the aftermath of final week’s joint government session of the Senate and the House of Representatives, which they describe as self-serving.

Those who initiated the PSG first on the senate mentioned they floated the group to guard and defend the curiosity of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The group emerged following the passage of a invoice in February that sought to alter elections sequence within the nation in such a approach that National Assembly elections would come first, to be adopted by governorship and state assemblies, whereas presidential election can be the final.

But senators comparable to Abdullahi Adamu, Ovie Omo-Agege and a host of others rejected the passage of the invoice by the Senate and thereafter shaped the PSG.

Sen. Omo-Agege particularly mentioned the elections sequence change was focused at President Muhammadu Buhari.

He, together with others, had been investigated and he was subsequently slammed with a suspension for 90 legislative days on April 12. A court docket has since voided that.

The Senate equally banned the PSG, saying it will not tolerate the existence of any such group

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