Sakari Trial: Buhari Gives Condition For Peace #Beekhaybee

Attempts by the Speaker of House of Representatives,
Yakubu Dogara, to unite President Muhammadu Buhari
and the embattled president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki
has hit the brick wall.
President Muhammadu Buhari , Vice President Yemi
Osinbajo during parley with leadership of National
The presidency has insisted that the only condition for
peace is for Saraki to severe his relationship with his
deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.
According to The Punch, this means the removal of the
second man in the Senate from office as the only reason
to renew their friendship.
It was learnt that the presidency sees the removal of
Ekweremadu as the one of the possible conditions to
calm down tensions over the heat associated with the
trial of Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal over false
assets declaration.
It was noted that Saraki was not favourably disposed to
the idea of the removal of his deputy as he sees it as a
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A source at the meeting said: “ The view of the Presidency
is that the arrangement in the Senate whereby a PDP
senator is the deputy president in an All Progressives
Congress Party-led government is a misnomer, which
should not be allowed.
“If there is a political option, this is one; the arrangement
is not right.”
The House during one of it plenaries had mandated the
Speaker to reach out to President Buhari over the trial of
Dogara was said to have held a meeting with Buhari on
Monday, October 5, at the Aso Rock Villa.
The speaker according to multiple sources informed the
president of the House’s decision for a political solution
to the travail of the chairman of the National Assembly.
The source disclosed that Buhari did not hide his
displeasure over the composition of the presiding officers
of the Senate especially that a member of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) being the number second man in
the Senate.
It was also learnt that Dogara and Saraki see the
alteration of the current leadership of the National
Assembly as a call for another round of crisis.
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Another source stated: “Both the PDP and the APC and
other political parties participated in the election of the
principal officers of the National Assembly.
“There are forces in place and there is no way this
suggestion will fly. Removing Ekweremadu can only be
by impeachment proceedings. It is not by a directive.
“For the House, there are concerns over whether such a
suggestion will not rub off on its leadership as well.”
Meanwhile, Saraki has opened up on what during
transpired during the meeting between the president and
the leadership of the National Assembly. The Senate
president said they talked about how to fulfill the
promises they made to Nigerians during their election
campaign and other pressing national issues.