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37 Former PDP Representatives To Present Impeachment Motion Against Jonathan

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ABUJA — THE battle for political supremacy in the House of
Representatives is set to be rekindled with the plan by 37 former
members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to present an
impeachment motion against President Goodluck Jonathan.
The legislators, who are allegedly acting in concert with their governors
who defected with them to All Progressives Congress, APC, are also
following up their plans with a high profile sensitisation campaign
against alleged misdeeds of the administration.
The plan to present the impeachment motion Vanguard learnt is,
however, being seriously opposed by Speaker Aminu Tambuwal and
some PDP loyalists in the House who have warned the 37 members
that the plan could worsen their precarious position.
The impeachment notice, which has been articulated into 30 points
according to sources in the camp of the legislators, is a narrative of
alleged misdeeds of the administration including financial
misappropriation, unaccountability, extra-budgetary spending, among
The legislators are also threatening to drag the President before the
International Court of Justice at The Hague for genocide in the North-
East and crime against humanity via a petition to be submitted to all
embassies and international organisations.
The legislators have also lined up a series of high level consultations
with some of the nation’s past leaders, including Chief Olusegun
Obasanjo, Mohammadu Buhari, Shehu Shagari, Atiku Abubakar and
Alex Ekwueme.
“The 37 of us are going to pay visits to all former presidents and vice
presidents concerning the issue and to explain why we are taking this
position,” one of the legislators disclosed at the weekend.
The legislators also plan a demonstration at the ECOWAS Parliament
where the lawmakers will present the list of the alleged crimes of the
President and the impeachment notice.
The demonstration will then move to the United States, British,
Canadian and French embassies, as well as all other European Union
He said: ”Since the President does not want peace and he is going for
our jugular, it’s a fight to finish this time around and he stands to lose
more at the end of the day.

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