An emergency meeting was held yesterday September 19th in Abuja with an attendance of about 50 Senators from different political parties in the senate, issues of Saraki’s Code of Conduct Tribunal’s invitation over false asset declaration was discussed in the course of the meeting.
Daily Trust reports that the senators stated during the meeting that President Buhari is not responsible for the current crisis faced by the senate president but accused “a cabal” within the presidency who they say is instigating the government institutions against Senate President Saraki.
The meeting was convened by senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, and it lasted for about four hours, some senators who couldn’t make themselves avail joined through phone call.
“We have resolved to use all available powers under the constitution to ensure that no cabal exists and run the government on behalf of Buhari and we have also resolved to deal decisively with the cabal,” he said.
Also another senator who spoke on the condition of anonymity after the meeting said
“Our colleagues were angry at the beginning of the meeting because they were initially suspecting that the President has hand in the trial of Saraki. But after heated debate, they understood that Buhari was not responsible for it. One of our colleagues present at the meeting suggested that the Senate should reconvene on Monday [tomorrow] in order to address the challenge. His suggestion, however, did not see the light of day as we resolved to use other channels to address the challenge.”.