Senators largely of the All Progressives Congress stayed away from Wednesday’s sitting as Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu presides over plenary.
Ekweremadu is presiding over today’s sitting as the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has traveled to Ikenne in Ogun State to attend the burial ceremony of Mama H.I. D Awolowo which was scheduled to take place today.
DAILY POST observed that today’s sitting is, however, quite stable compared to the first time Ekweremadu presided over the Senate.
Senators of the Unity Forum who have been neck deep in leadership tussle including their arrowhead, Senator Kabiru Marafa are participating fully in today’s plenary.
Today’s plenary is dominated by “Alteration Bill” sponsored by Senator T.A. Orji (Abia Central), Babajide Omoworare (Osun East), Nathan Achonu (Imo North).
The proposal for Alteration of various section of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria came as first reading.