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Omo-Agege: Senate panel chair, Marafa, Ndume trade words (Punch)

Omo-Agege: Senate panel chair, Marafa, Ndume trade words (Punch)

The crisis between the proscribed Parliamentary Support Group and others senators deepened on Sunday, as the senior lawmakers threatened to expose their colleagues in the PSG. Some senators, who confided in The Punch, said contrary to the claim of the PSG members, they (PSG senators) were not working for President Muhammadu Buhari. Members of the PSG are against the amendment to the Electoral Act.

The Chairman of the Senator Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) Senator Kabiru Marafa, who spoke to one of our correspondents on Sunday, stated that efforts of  the pro-Buhari group had been counter-productive to the success of the President.

The Senate had two weeks ago proscribed the group but its members had rejected the proscription. The upper chamber of the National Assembly also suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who is Secretary of the group, for dragging the Senate to court over the Electoral Act amendment. Read more

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