The Bukola Saraki-led senate
leadership is set to severe relationship with the Senior Special
Assistant to the President National
Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita
Enang, and the six who exposed the forgery case.
The six senators, who Saraki and his
loyal senators plan to sanction
belonged to the Unity Forum and
have been lined up as prosecution
witness in the alleged forgery case
involving Saraki and others.
Those the Saraki camp are against
include Kabiru Marafa, Suleiman
Hunkuyi, Ajayi Borofice, Gbenga
Ashafa, Abdullahi Gumel and Ahmed
The action is coming on the heels of
the trial of Saraki and Ekweremadu
for alleged illegal alteration of the
Senate Standing Rule.
A top official of the Senate, who
pleaded not to be mentioned
because he was not authorized to
speak on the matter, told PT that
Saraki and his men felt betrayed by
Mr. Enang and the six members.
“The body language of the
leadership and most members is that the affected members should be suspended while Ita Enang should be expelled,” the source said.
“Ita Enang cannot be giving
credence to the allegation that the
Senate leaders are forgers and
criminals and still interface between
the Senate and the presidency.
“He has only two options. He either
steps down as presidential liaison
officer to the Senate and proceed to
testify or be expelled. He cannot
testify against the Senate leadership
and still remain as a liaison between the president and the upper
When contacted, Mr. Enang told PT
categorically that he had done
nothing wrong to warrant being
expelled by the leadership of the
Senate, saying he was merely
performing his duties to Nigeria.