Tension in Senate As Panel Recommends Suspension of Marafa


The Senate Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has recommended the suspension of Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara Central) over his support for statement of a former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the National Assembly is corrupt, DailyTrust gathered.

The Senate had penultimate Tuesday following a point of order raised by Senator Isa Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi Central) mandated the committee to probe Marafa over his remarks on the former president’s statement.

Chairman of the committee, Senator Samuel Anyanwu (PDP, Imo East) had on Tuesday submitted the report of the committee on Marafa’s probe.

A member of the committee confided in DailyTrust that they have recommended the suspension of Marafa.
“We have recommended the suspension of Marafa but we didn’t state the time that the suspension will start in our report. The period would be decided on the floor whenever our report is considered,”