(Politics) All Eyes on Bayelsa Speaker Over Verbal Attack on Jonathan @tj_shetade

FujiiPOP Online Magazine


As http://www.punchng.com reported, the Speaker, Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Mr. Kombowei Benson, has come under attacks by members of the Assembly over statement credited to the Speaker against President Goodluck Jonathan.

The Bayelsa legislators were said to have been unhappy with the Speaker for making what they described as “degrading and inciting” comments against the President in an interview published in a local newspaper.

The aggrieved lawmakers were said to have held meetings in Yenagoa where they condemned the Speaker’s tirade against Jonathan.

Our correspondent learnt that the lawmakers were agitated that Benson’s statements suggested that President Jonathan was plotting to impose candidates on members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state during the party’s primaries.

They reportedly dissociated themselves from the comments, saying, “the Speaker is on his own”.

It was learnt that the angry lawmakers further expressed displeasure with the Speaker’s verbal tirade against the senator…

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