Impeachment plot against Jonathan Thickens


What started in the House of Representatives as a plot to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan has spread to the Senate, according to indications yesterday.

A growing number of Senators are said to be enthusiastic to team up with the Reps to get the President impeached.
One hundred and thirty Reps were known to have signed up to support the plot on Thursday, but by yesterday, the figure had risen up to 148, sources close to the bid said.

The plot was sparked by alleged growing impunity by the Federal Government, the latest being Thursday’s attack on the National Assembly by armed policemen who tear-gassed Reps and denied Speaker Aminu Tambuwal access to the Chamber.

Senate sources said yesterday that some senators were inclined to get President Jonathan impeached.
The arrow heads of the plot in the Senate are from the Northeast where the President proposes to extend…

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