Senator Philip Gyunka revealed that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have started taking turns to sleep at the National Assembly in order to combat any sudden removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki by their colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC). He disclosed this when he presented his letter of intent to contest for the Nasarawa gubernatorial election to the leadership of the PDP in the state on Wednesday, August 15, The Nation reports. it was learnt that Gyunka said he had also completed his own night shift and was returning for another. He stated: “I woke up this morning from my night shift and I will still be going back to my night shift. That is to say we are keeping vigil. “We are rotating the shift among ourselves. As regards what they are saying about impeachment , it is not possible because the international community is aware of their plot. “Don’t be discouraged. They will intimidate you as they do to us. Like myself, I don’t know how many times they have been calling me. We didn’t know they have come to truncate democracy. “But the Senate president, being a product of PDP, has come to the rescue of the situation.” Senator Philip Gyunka, had earlier said that any plot to illegally impeach the Senate President, will be strongly resisted. He reacted to the role played by the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, in the matter, he said the position of the Constitution on who should be president of the Senate was clear. According to him, unlike majority and minority leadership, which are from majority and minority parties, a lawmaker can be president of the Senate, irrespective of party affiliation.

Senators now take turns to sleep at NASS to prevent the impeachment of Senate President

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