Plot To Impeach Jonathan Thickens As PDP Senators Back Moves
There are indications that some Senators under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party had on Monday started impeachment moves against President Goodluck Jonathan over what they tagged as the high level of impunity and corruption allegedly being condoned by his government.
According to DAILY POST, no fewer than 103 members of the House of Reps had earlier called for the impeachment of Mr. President.
This came following the clash between members of the Green Chambers and some security men where the lawmakers were locked out of the National Assembly and subsequently teargased.
Punch reports that the PDP senators had started compiling impeachable offences against the President.
Confirming the development to the media outfit, an All Progressives Congress member of the Senate, explained that his enraged PDP colleagues in the upper chamber had started reaching out to the opposition senators.
He said, “I was personally consulted this evening over the issue and I also cross-checked from my colleagues who also told me that they had been contacted.
“The grouse of the lawmakers, according to the person that contacted me, was that the last week Thursday’s invasion of the National Assembly by the police was carelessly handled by the Jonathan administration.
“From the look of things, the proceedings will start on Tuesday because some signatures had been collected already.”
Also, another senator from the PDP, who also craved anonymity, also confirmed the development to our correspondent stating that it was certain that the President was not capable of overseeing a free and fair election in 2015.