Recall that following a letter by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate caucus, which was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki at a plenary on Tuesday, Senator Ali Ndume of Borno State, was removed as the senate’s majority leader.
According to an exclusive report by DailyTrust, the former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and his Gombe State counterpart, Senator Danjuma Goje, were among the 39 senators that signed the sack of Ali Ndume as the leader of the Senate.
It was gathered that 39 out of the 63 senators who are of the APC appended their signatures to the statement sacking Ndume.
The list of the senators that signed it, was contained in the Votes and Proceedings of Tuesday, which was adopted yesterday.
A copy of the Votes and Proceedings tagged “Vote of no confidence/notice of change of leadership” seen by a correspondent showed that Senator Dino Melaye, Senator Ibrahim D. Abdullahi, Senator Francis Alimikhena, Senator Suleiman Nazif, Senator Donald Alasoadura, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, Senator Mustapha Bukar, Senator Rafiu Adebayo, Senator Jibrin Barau, Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai, Senator Usman Nafada and Senator Kabiru Marafa signed that Ndume should go.
Others are Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Senator Tijjani Kaura, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, Senator Ubali Shittu, Senator Shehu Sani, Senator Magnus Abe, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Senator Umaru Kurfi, Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf, Senator Joshua Dariye, Senator Ibrahim Gobir and Senator Shaba Lafiagi.
Also on the list are Senator Isa Hamma Misau, Senator Babajide Omoworare, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, Senator Kabiru Gaya, Senator Mallam Ali Wakili, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima, Senator Sabo Mohammed, Senator Ahmed Lawan, Senator Olarenwaju Tejuoso, Senator David Umaru, Senator Abdullahi Gumel, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu and Senator Binta Masi.