Leave Buhari Out Of This – SGF Warns Saraki, Ekweremadu

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The Secretary to the Nigerian Government, Babachir Lawal has denied the involvement of President Muhammadu Buhari in the ongoing trials of the top Senate officials, the Speaker, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, his deputy.

He also noted that the Attorney General of the Federation was right in arraigning the top
officers of the Senate for alleged forgery of Senate Rules used in electing them to office.

The SGF maintained that the AGF acted on the petition forwarded to his office about a year ago after the two senate leaders were elected into office.

Speaking in Yola today, Lawal said: “The Federal government is now everyone’s punching

He continued: “But I don’t know why are they blaming the Federal Government or any person for this.

“When this issue started, I was in the party as the National Vice Chairman, that was in June. After the election and emergence of the leadership of the senate, some senators petitioned the police that the document used to conduct such election was forged.So the police received the petition and sent their recommendation to the Attorney General of the Federation who in turn decided that a prima facie case of forgery was established and decided to prosecute those involved.

“It’s the duty of the attorney general to prosecute where a crime is committed. So,where is FG role in this?” he questioned.

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