Senate Declares ‘War’, Suspends Confirmation Of Buhari’s Nominees Over Magu

In what appears a battle line drawn, the Senate has hit hard on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Executive arm following the suspension of confirmation of the 27 resident electoral commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) nominated by the president.

Senator representing Delta north, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Tuesday, had moved a motion that the exercise be suspended based on the refusal of the executive to accept the senate’s rejection of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

In their submissions, the federal lawmakers who contributed to the debate, wondered the relevance of their role if the Executive arm could keep Magu after he was rejected.

The Senate, therefore, shifted screening, which was supposed to begin on Tuesday, by two weeks.

Details later…

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