In a heated session, the Senate witnessed a clash over the replacement of minority leaders as PDP lawmakers took over from ousted Senators Simon Mwadkwon and Darlington Nwokocha, following a Court of Appeal decision. Senate President Godswill Akpabio’s announcement triggered a protest from Senator Tony Nwoye, who accused Akpabio of unfair leadership imposition. Akpabio defended the decision, citing senatorial signatories and urging the minority to resolve internal issues. The incident reflects a broader dispute within the minority caucus, adding complexity with legal implications from the appellate court’s intervention.
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