Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
APC condemns DSS blockade of National Assembly

By Emmanuel Mogbede on 08/08/2018

Views: 810

•APC acting National Publicity, Yekini Nabena
•APC acting National Publicity, Yekini Nabena

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the blockade of the National Assembly by masked DSS operatives and dissociated itself from the development.

The party in a statement issued by its acting National Publicity, Yekini Nabena said it is law abiding.

“Our party wholly dissociates itself from any act of brigandage and affront on the sacred symbols of our budding democracy.

“Our party remains a law-abiding political organisation and advises every constituent part to abide by the tenets of our constitution and our democracy.

“Whilst our contention with the leadership of the National Assembly as currently constituted is a matter of public record, we still believe that the legislature as an independent arm of government must be allowed free reign,” it said.

This, it said was critical for vibrant contestation of ideas and values amongst its members within the context of their constitutional mandate and for the benefit of the Nigerian people.

The statement, however, called for a more harmonious working relationship between the various arms of government in the general interest of the country.

The APC, in an earlier statement, had said that the development at the National Assembly was strictly a legislative matter.

It stressed that the party’s National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, should not be dragged into the matter.

It added that the party was monitoring the developments in the National Assembly like every other concerned Nigerian and stakeholder. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 08/08/2018 05:05:45 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Kaduna Govt. announces 32.5 per cent salary increase...

Internet users in Nigeria hit 103.6 million in...

Buhari seeks NASS approval of $200m loan for...

JOHESU appeals court judgement ordering it to suspend...

Anthony Joshua successfully defends IBF title, defeats Dominic...

5-star Chelsea crush Stoke, Liverpool edge Leicester

40 per cent imported electronics, cables substandard —SON...

Nigerians want proper agenda not propaganda, Atiku tells...

Fake drugs, NAFDAC revolution and economic growth

Uduaghan, Okowa, Uzor cry out over 700,000 uncollected...

COINCIDENCES: Of Pandit Nehru and Adesoji Aderemi, Gandhi...

US Police, FBI foil terror plot

 

Latest News Cultists on rampage in Lagos Drama as Atiku’s witness weeps at election tribunal African spymasters storm Abuja, establish database to track terrorist fighters across continent Ruga: Abia Govt. scrutinises land sales above 5 hectares UNIJOS unveils world’s first anti-snake vaccine 7 suspected cultists face robbery, assault charge Don’t obey Northern Elders’ order to quit South, Buhari tells Fulani herdsmen Police restrict protests to only one location in Abuja Why we are giving appointments in batches — Okowa •Swears-in 8 Special Advisers Ekiti expends N3.9bn on pensions Fish out Funke Olakunrin’s killers without delay — Classmates Kidnapping, robbery: Police arrests 53 suspects in Abia

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (508,664 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (431,140 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (372,964 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (316,460 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (282,036 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (246,973 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (238,839 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (222,580 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (220,891 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (208,440 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (188,129 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (186,766 views)

 

NLNG Job Vacancy

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (96) Business & Economy (4,354) Business Verdict (76) Columnists (1,070) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (211) Entertainment (635) Features (778) Global Business Monitor (395) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,719) Interview (192) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (163) Maggie's Blog (338) News (48,745) Opinion (1,290) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,164) Religion (1,050) Sports (2,098) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera