The Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, (APC) who had threaten to remove Senate President, Bukola Saraki from office has now make a contrary statement.
Lawan had told the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and President Muhammadu Buhari, that the party’s senate caucus will impeach Saraki, and “force through a lot of things” when lawmakers reconvene on Tuesday.
After the meeting yester, he failed to carry out the treat, when asked to explain the reason, he said he wanted the bills and pressing national issues before the Senate to be attended to and did not want a government he is part of to fail.
His words: “I want to assume that every one of us will be responsive and responsible to see the need and necessity of considering those issues.
“But if the leadership refuses, then we will have to take every measure to ensure that we pass them.
“We cannot see the reason why we cannot consider them. Anybody who says we can’t, we have every right to say it is possible.”
When asked if pro-Buhari senators were still bent on removing the Senate president, he said:
“No, I don’t have anything to do with that. I want my government to succeed; I want President Muhammadu Buhari to succeed,” he said.
When reminded of the earlier calls for Saraki’s removal as Senate President, Lawan said, “I know but I don’t want to answer questions if I feel that I am not… What is crucial to me is the success of this administration.”