Some disgruntled senators are reportedly orchestrating a plot to impeach the Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio, during the Senate’s resumption on September 26, 2023.
These senators, driven by their discontent, are not only aiming to remove Senator Akpabio but also intend to make the Senate leadership less favorable to the presidency, thereby creating an uneasy situation for the President.
The disaffected senators, led by two former North West governors, are motivated by Senator Akpabio’s recent statement about “prayers being sent to their mailboxes for celebrations.” They view this as an opportunity to take action against him.
“All of these are preparatory to the 2027 general elections, where a new “hybrid party” is expected to be floated by the arrowheads of the scheme.
“Plans are in top gear by some Senators to remove the Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
“I can tell you confidently that there are four Senators spearheading the plot and two of the lawmakers are former governors from the North West geo-political zone of the country.
“As a matter of fact, they had consulted one of their colleagues chairing a sensitive committee of the upper chamber over the sinister move.
“To firm up their game plan, they met in Saudi Arabia recently, and also in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, with the same agenda to remove the Senate President.”
“There are plans to establish a hybrid party, ahead of the 2027 elections.
The plan is to draw membership for the yet-to-be-named political platform from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and opposition parties, especially PDP”