Buhari’s refusal to honour House Summons: PDP Caucus heads to court

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The People’s Democratic Party, PDP caucus in the House of Representatives says it is heading for the courts to challenge the position of the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami that the National Assembly lacks powers to invite President Buhari to brief it on security matters.

It also reiterated its call on Nigerians to push for the impeachment of the president, saying he has largely demonstrated lack of capacity to govern Nigeria.

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The Caucus led by its Leader, Kingsley Chinda made the disclosure at a briefing on Thursday.

The House had last week invited President Buhari following the killing of over 43 rice farmers in Zarbamari village, Borno State to brief it on security situation in the country.

But the president failed to honor the invitation after it had been communicated to the House and the public that the president would appear before the lawmakers Thursday, December 10, 2020.

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Chinda said the Attorney-General clearly implies the president who was elected under the provisions of the constitution which he swore to uphold is above the law. The caucus shall seek for judicial interpretation of same.

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