Dyepkazah Shibayan, Abuja
All Progressives Congress (APC), has said an impeachment threat, purported to have been muted by the Senate, against President Muhammadu Buhari, is a joke taken too far.
Barring its concern in a statement made available to journalists Wednesday, the Party said Senators must stop the joke and concentrate on other issues.
The party also called on the President and his cabinet, not to be disturbed by the threat but focus on delivering its electoral promises to the country.
It also warned the senate against dragging the President into its forgery case noting that the President was a respecter of the rule of law.
The statement reads: “The attention of the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to media reports of a laughable impeachment plot by some Senators on President Muhammadu Buhari during Tuesday’s July 12, 2016 closed session of the Senate.
“This is a huge joke taken too far.
“The Party advises the Senators in question to stop this huge joke and concentrate on their primary constitutional responsibilities of lawmaking and discharging of their legislative mandates to their constituents at the National Assembly. The Party reiterates that the Senators in question do not to allow political shenanigans becloud overall national interest.
“The Party will not to join issues on the Senate forgery suit and other court cases concerning some members of the 8th Senate because it will be subjudice. We advice the Senators in question to tow the same line and allow judicial processes run it normal and legitimate course.
“Repeated allegations that the court cases are politically-motivated by the President and the APC are baseless. The President Muhammadu Buhari administration strictly respects the principle of the Rule of Law and also adheres to the constitutional provisions of Separation of Power between the three arms of government.
“The APC urges Mr. President and the entire cabinet to remain focused in its effort deliver on election promises and to steer the nation to its deserved heights”.