A Senatorial aspirant under the platform of APC in Kaduna State Shehu Sani, on Friday carpeted the President Goodluck Jonathan-led Federal Government for orchestrating the planned impeachment of the Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyanko.
Shehu Sani who also works as a civil rights activist declared earlier in the year that he would seek election as a senator under the platform of APC$
The opposition politician described the move as a threat to the nation’s hard-earned democracy.
Sani also warned that any attempt to rig the Ekiti State Governorship poll slated for June 21, would amount to inciting the electorate against the government of the day.
He said the impeachment notice served on Nyako and his deputy, Bala Ngilari, by the state assembly was condemnable.
Sani, who is also a Senatorial aspirant in Kaduna State, noted that the move was a script being acted out by the PDP to persecute the governor for defecting to the All Progressives Congress.
In an electronic message to one of our correspondent in Kaduna on Friday, Sani insisted that the impeachment plot was a plot by the PDP and the Federal Government to retake the state.
According to him, the impeachment was not only a threat to peace, but to the entire democratic process, which was earned through struggle and sacrifice.
While recognising the constitutional rights of the state legislators to perform their oversight responsibilities, he noted that it was “dishonorable, unethical and immoral for the legislators to compromise their conscience and allow themselves to play the puppet.”
He said, “The impeachment is a threat to peace and the democratic process. It’s unacceptable. Governor Nyako is a victim of political vendetta.
“It’s most unfortunate that while the nation burns in the flames of insurgency, the ruling PDP and the Federal Government is more interested in intimidating and harassing dissenting and defecting state governors.
“The action by the Adamawa State House of Assembly is no different from the earlier failed attempts made in Rivers, Nasarawa, Kano and Edo states. Removing Nyako and his deputy amount to nothing but regime change in disguise.”