BREAKING: Senate cancels Tuesday plenary, seeks legal interpretation of Onnoghen’s suspension

The Senate has cancelled its scheduled plenary billed to hold on Tuesday.

The Clerk of the Senate, Mr. Nelson Ayewoh, stated this in a statement signed by him on Monday evening.

Ayewoh did not give reasons for the action but explained that the federal lawmakers would now resume on February 19 earlier adjourned to last week.

Investigation by our correspondent revealed however that the last minute cancellation followed the decision of the red chamber to approach the Supreme Court for the interpretation of the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria. justice Walter Onnoghen.
The Senate is asking the apex court to determine whether President Muhammadu Buhari acted within his powers by suspending the CJN or not.

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