No Plans To Impeach Sen. David Mark – Senate Spokesperson

Nigerian senators say they are not planning to impeach Senator David Mark as the President of the Senate, Abaribe Eyinnaya, spokesperson for the upper legislative chamber said on Monday. He was reacting to reports in that some senators who failed to secure the senatorial tickets of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP are planning impeach Mark when the upper chamber resumes on Tuesday.

Sen. David Mark
Sen. David Mark
The Senators were reportedly aggrieved that the Senate President failed to protect their interests before their party and the presidency, thus allowing their state governors to work against their return to the legislative chamber. Eyinnanya in a statement released on Monday described the reports as false.
According to him, senators operating as a body of one united family, have never at any time found any ground to move against its leadership or even thwart the long-standing camaraderie the Upper Chamber is known for, irrespective of political party affiliation.
He added that the Senate has a tested internal mechanism, which has severally been ably deployed by the President of the Senate and members of his leadership to tackle any difficult issues that arise within and outside the chamber.
Such mechanisms and channels, Abaribe said, are inexhaustible and shall always be deployed by the leadership of the Senate, as it always does when the need arises.

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