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Omo-Agege vows to attend plenary on Tuesday



Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege has stated that no person can cease him from taking his seat throughout proceedings of the higher legislative chamber on Tuesday.

Omo-Agege who fielded questions from reporters on the Nationwide Secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, expressed optimism that renewed strikes by the Abubakar Bukola Saraki-led Senate to maintain the 90 days suspension clamped on him would fail.


Referring to the latest judgment by an Abuja Federal Excessive Courtroom presided over by justice Nnamdi Dimgba which nullified his suspension, he insisted that the declaratory order took impact from final Thursday when the choice was taken.

He argued that strikes by the Senate to safe a keep of execution of the order wouldn’t see the sunshine of the day for the reason that suspension was unlawful and unconstitutional ab initio.

“So far as I’m involved, primarily based on my data of the regulation, that purported suspension by Saraki has been vacated with fast impact. They’ve the fitting to enchantment and so they have already filed it. However they aren’t entitled to the equitable aid of keep of the court docket’s judgment.

“He who should come to fairness should go together with clear fingers. Their fingers aren’t clear and that was why we received the declaratory order. There isn’t any purpose why I shouldn’t present up tomorrow. Probably than not I shall be within the Senate tomorrow.

The Senate had on April 12, 2018, suspended Omo-Agege for 90 legislative days for dragging the chamber to court docket over the modification to the Electoral Act 2010, which sought to reshuffle the sequence of polls in the course of the basic election.


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