A House of Representatives member,
Muhammadu Kazaure (Jigawa-APC), has
disassociated himself from National Assembly’s
alleged plan to impeach President Buhari saying
any day the lawmakers attempt to carry out
impeachment proceedings, they should expect
At a joint executive session of the both chambers of the Assembly
earlier today, members of the National Assembly passed a 12-
point condition for the president to address urgently or face the
invocation of the powers of the legislature to impeach him.
Kazaure at a news conference shortly after the ultimatum to the
president by the lawmakers said;
”Nobody will impeach the president as far as we are alive in
this House because that day, it will be a war day,”.
The lawmaker, according to PM news, urged Buhari to intervene in
the matter in the interest of the country and the All Progressive
”I am sure the president will take serious action and the
whole thing will stop. You are aware that in 2015, we didn’t
have money, we didn’t have power and we never
God gave us this power; so, there is no need for this
government to intimidate anybody because of re-election
matter or any other reason. By now, we should try and be
good to people; this is what we should concentrate on,” he
Kazaure added that he was not in support of President Buhari
allowing some people to create problems for him by frustrating
those who had helped the party to win the 2015 elections.
”These people have assisted us; we don’t want them to go;
we want them to come together and assist the president
again. So, the president must call those people to order
because we will lose many votes if this crisis continues.
That is why we have to call the attention of the president
into this crisis because it is degenerating. Since I came into
the National Assembly, I have never seen this hot joint
This is why I decided to convene this press conference
because if the executive, legislature and the judiciary work
together, we will succeed,” he said.
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