…Senator Abbo opens up as Akpabio dismisses alleged plot
From Fred Itua, Abuja
There appears to be a new twist in the allegation of the plot to impeach the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, when the lawmakers return from their holiday at the end of the month.
While Senator Akpabio yesterday dismissed the media reports of alleged plans by aggrieved senators to impeach him, the Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Ishaku Elisha Abbo, pointedly accused the Senate President of instigating and planting the impeachment plot reports in the media in order to cause rift between President Bola Tinubu and the North.
The media reports on Saturday quoted some unnamed sources of plans by some senators to impeach Akpabio. The media reports claimed that some senators had already met in Saudi Arabia to perfect the plot.
Reacting to the reports, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President of the Senate, Eseme Eyiboh, said that the reports were complete imaginations laced with malice to achieve what the Senators are yet to comprehend.
He noted that “the Senate has since moved on after the leadership contest. The plot to drag in Senators who initially did not support the emergence of the present leadership into a conspiracy that does not exist was uncharitable to the Senators.
“Senators are presently concluding their holidays in their constituencies and other places they have chosen to spend their time after the rigours of the inauguration and ministerial screening.
“All senators are also refreshing themselves ahead of resumption and suggestions…
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