Politics Corruption: Reps won’t be intimidated by Presidency –Tambuwal - National Mirror


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri #Tambuwal, has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of using the judiciary to interfere with the constitutional responsibilities of the National Assembly.

Addressing lawmakers yesterday at plenary as part of the 7th House third anniversary, Tambuwal said the incessant resorts to courts by functionaries of the Executive to stop the House from holding them to account to the people was an affront on democracy and the principle of the separation of powers.

“During the session, we witnessed the dawn of a disturbing trend, whereby people now go to court to stop the National Assembly from exercising its constitutional mandate and conduct its internal operations. This is unheard of in jurisdictions where genuine democracy is practised and venerated.

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Source: #NationalMirror Newspaper