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PDP senators return to chambers for plenary after yesterday’s walk-out

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Senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have returned to the Senate Chambers for today’s plenary session.

This is coming barely twenty-four hours after a rowdy session was witnessed yesterday at the Senate following the dumping of Senator Yele Omogunwa, Ondo South of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the All Progressives Congress, APC where the PDP Senators staged a walk out.

Prior to their entrance to the chambers, there was however a mild drama as the PDP Senators who rose from a meeting this morning decided to enter the chambers as a group.

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The PDP Senators who waited at the entrance did not enter the chambers until Senate President Bukola Saraki entered at exactly 10.45am with some of the principal officers.

The PDP senators waited outside until the first item in the Order Paper which is prayer was taken, even when Senator Kabir Marafa, APC, Zamfara Central came to plead with them to enter as he was prepared to lead them, the PDP Senators shouted saying, Marafa, go inside, go to your seat and soon after the prayer was taken, the PDP Senators led by the Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio entered.

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