Wednesday, 4 November 2015
PDP senators reject confirmation proceedings for Amaechi, others
A mild drama ensued at the Senate plenary session yesterday when PDP senators refused to second a motion for the adoption of votes and proceedings of the Senate's sitting last week Thursday October 29th. The PDP senators had staged a walkout on the said day during the confirmation process for former Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi.
At yesterday's sitting, Senate President Bukola Saraki called on Sen. Isiaka Adeleke (APC) to move the motion for the adoption of votes and proceedings of the Senate from last week's sitting which he, Adeleke, did.
Saraki then called on PDP senator, Peter Nwaoboshi to second Adeleke’s motion. This he refused to do, stating that he was not at the sitting.
“My President, I will not be able to second the motion because I was not at the plenary to know what was done.”he said
When Saraki noticed that none of the PDP senators were willing to second the motion, he called on APC Senator Ibrahim Gobir to second the motion.