Sola Ojo, Kaduna
Senator representing Kaduna Central (APC) Uba Sani on Monday reacted to a statement credited to his colleague from Osun Central (APC), Ajibola Basiru over Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s comment on restructuring at a function in Kaduna a few days ago.
Uba Sani on his Tweeter page said, “the Senate at no time condemned Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s comments on restructuring at the 50th Anniversary of Arewa House in Kaduna”.
His tweet which appeared reactionary to Sen Ajibola’s earlier claims that the governor attacked the senate over restructuring committee which the later chaired a while ago.
“The comments attributed to Senator Ajibola Bashiru are not reflective of the position of the Senate.
“The Senate at no time mandated anyone to join issues with Governor El-Rufai on his comments relating to the report of the APC Committee on Restructuring, which he chaired.
“I am a member of the Senate Committee
on Media and Publicity and can state emphatically that no such mandate was given to the Committee or any of its members.
“I have taken a good look at Governor El-Rufai’s
presentation and the only reference therein to the National Assembly is an appeal to federal legislators to urgently enact constitutional amendments.
“There can be no point in construing such an appeal as an attack on the National Assembly.
“The views expressed by Senator Bashiru are therefore spoken only in his personal capacity and do not reflect the position of the Senate”, the lawmaker tweeted.