Borno people take BIG step to reverse Ndume’s suspension

Borno state governor Kashim Shettima and a couple of northern leaders have met with Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki over the reversal of the suspension of former majority leader Mohammed Ali Ndume.

Premium Times reports that Shettima led a team of northern traditional and political leaders to the residence of Saraki on Thursday, March 30 night.

Shettima, northern leaders meet Saraki over Ndume’s suspension

Ndume is on six months suspension from legislative duties in the Senate

A source said “The purpose of the visit” was for “mediation.”

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They went to meet other leaders in Senate as well,” the source, an insider in the Nigerian Senate, added.

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NAIJ.com recalls that Ndume was suspended by his colleagues in the Senate for six months on Wednesday, March 29.

The Senator representing Borno South was suspended on the recommendations of the report by the Senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions which is chaired by Samuel Anyanwu, PDP-Imo.

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Ndume had, at plenary last week, raised allegations against Saraki about the bullet proof car scandal and the certificate scandal involving another senator, Dino Melaye.

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