Protesters under the Occupy National Assembly Platform today stormed the National Assembly to air their grievances.The protesters are demanding the immediate resignation of the Senate President Bukola Saraki. It would Recall that Saraki already released a statement informing the general public and the Inspector General of Police on the plan by some politicians to create public disorder (on Tuesday) through a sponsored demonstration.
They are also demanding that the National assembly revisit the “grey areas” identified by President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2016 Budget. The protesters are also calling on the 36 Senators who received the 36 SUVs to return them or face the wrath of Nigerians.
Daily Trust reports that the protesters marched from the Unity fountain arrived the main entrance of the National Assembly around 11 AM carrying placards that read “Saraki must go” and“Enough is enough”
Meanwhile there was a clash between a Pro-Saraki group and members of the Occupy National Assembly Protesters. Both groups met at the entrance of the National Assembly and they began arguing over who should stay at the entrance and who should leave. See more photos below.
Nigeria’s Senate President is currently facing corruption charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja Nigeria’s Capital.