The People’s democratic Party(PDP), Board of Trustees(BOT) yesterday says is with Ike Ekweremadu , deputy senate president , in the trails over alleged forgey of 2015 senate rules, warning that any attempt to remove him will not augur well for the country’s democracy
Sen. Jibril Wali , Chairman of the party’s BoT, while addressing the PDP’s Senators at the National Assembly said they were “Calling for fair play and justice in the on-going trial of the deputy president over alleged forgery of 2015 senate standing rule”
He said they were at the National Assembly to give support to the embattled deputy senate president, whom he described as “A man of honour and exemplary character, worthy of emulation”.
Sen Wali said “We are here to give our support to Senator Ekweremadu, he is a man of honour and a forthright legislator, an exemplary character worthy of emulation by all. We decided to visit the National Assembly and give all the necessary support. Nobody should try to tarnish his record. We are not here to prempt the decision of the court. We are calling for fair justice and do away from any framing to robe Ekweremadu in for any political reasons. Our 48 senators with the support of APC senators elected Ekweremadu as deputy senate president which is a good omen to enable them legislate for Nigeria.
Responding , Ekweremadu said PDP was committed to the ideals and welfare of the people as enshrined in the party’s constitution and the 1999 constitution as amended while promising that PDP senators will use the recess period to rally support for the upcoming Edo PDP governorship election.