Adamawa State House of Assembly member,
Alhaji Alhassan Umar, representing Jada/Mbulo constituency, yesterday
said that Senate President Bukola Saraki, was not only a threat to the
future of the All Progressive Congress, APC, but also to the country’s
Umar said this while speaking to newsmen yesterday
in Yola where he alleged that Saraki had put in place multiple plans to
frustrate the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to the detriment
According to Umar, the unnecessary crisis
over the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the refusal to
confirm the Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, was a grand design
by the Senate President to frustrate the war against corruption and
derail the country’s democracy.
He said, “The Senate President is an opposition within APC because he personalizes everything about government policies.
is running the senate as his private estate. He poses serious political
threat to the future of the APC if the party leadership does not call
him to order.”
The lawmaker insisted that the action of
the Upper Chamber dominated by the ruling APC members was essentially
anti-government and that their continuous opposition to the president’s
decisions will not bring development to the country.
however, called on the Senate to confirm Magu as EFCC chairman lounging
out that the anti-graft agency under him had been active and that the
tempo must be maintained in order to effectively curb corruption.