Member Representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency, Abia State, within the Home of Representatives, Hon. Uko Ndukwe Nkole has requested Senator Representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Sensible Adeyemi to publicly retract his feedback in opposition to the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu within the subsequent two legislative days.
The Senator and the Abia Governor had been in a confrontation since Tuesday over senator Addyemi’s remark referring to Governor Ikpeazu as a “champagne consuming Governor”.
DAILY POST remembers that in an announcement on Tuesday, the governor slammed Senator Sensible for allegedly insulting him on the ground of the Senate throughout Tuesday plenary.
Reacting additionally, Hon. Uko, in an announcement made accessible to DAILY POST on Wednesday, described Senator Adeyemi’s remark as “uncomplimentary and unparliamentary submissions that breaches our guidelines in opposition to the chief and the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu within the hallowed chamber of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”.
He mentioned no Nigerian parliamentary books permits the senator to make use of the chamber to propagate hate speech, including that one of many cardinal capabilities of the parliament is to defend and uphold the integrity and rights of each law-abiding citizen.
Hon. Uko pressured that Governor Ikpeazu had by no means been convicted of drunkenness, including that the governor was not the topic of discussions in the home, due to this fact, his title shouldn’t have been talked about.
The assertion reads partially: “I be aware sadly that efforts by the Senate President to name him to order have been rebuffed as he was hell-bent on happening the voyage to infamy.
“I additionally think about it as a disrespect to the ninth Nationwide Meeting as an establishment that our hallowed Chambers could be used to interact in such unbecoming private assaults that haven’t any bearing on the enterprise of Lawmaking.
“As an Abian, I state with out equivocation that my Governor, His Excellency, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, doesn’t in any type or method, characterize the image painted by Senator Adeyemi and his data on training and up to date efforts which have positioned Abia State as #3 in Nigeria among the many states attracting international direct funding and money stream, has been sterling.
“I, due to this fact, declare that Senator Adeyemi’s outburst is a breach of my privilege as a Member of the Nationwide Meeting from Abia State and respectfully name on the Chairman of the Nationwide Meeting and the Senate President to;
“Kindly direct that the unsubstantiated uncomplimentary feedback made in opposition to His Excellency, Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor Of Abia State by Senator Sensible Adeyemi be expunged from the data of proceedings of the Senate plenary session of Tuesday 23/02/2021.
“That Senator Sensible Adeyemi ought to at once and inside the subsequent two legislative days, on the ground of the Senate, publicly retract his ugly remarks in opposition to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and different well-meaning individuals of Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal constituency and Abians who freely elected Dr. Ikpeazu the Chief and Governor of My residence state, Abia.
“That Senator Adeyemi apologises in clear and unambiguous language for his undignified outburst”.
Rep member provides Sen Sensible two legislative days to retract feedback in opposition to Ikpeazu