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ICYMI: Senate sabotaging Buhari’s govt, says Adamu

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Abdullahi Adamu, has accused the Senate of taking decisions that are frustrating the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Adamu’s position was contained in a statement on Tuesday. He is one of the 10 lawmakers who stormed out of the Senate chamber when the Senate passed […]
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