Caution Sagay, senate urges Buhari



Leke Baiyewu, Abuja

The Senate on Thursday strongly condemned the Chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, over his criticisms of the National Assembly.

The lawmakers urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rein in Sagay, who they accused of spreading falsehood and making hate speeches against the federal legislature.

They decried that Sagay was fond of using every opportunity he had to make public speeches to disparage the National Assembly by using “uncouth and unprintable words” to describe the legislators and the institution they represent.

The legislature alleged that Sagay had been one of the few divisive elements in the Buhari administration who believe their relevance was enhanced only when they create constant tension between the legislature and the executive, while also setting members of the executives against each other.

The Senate, in a statement by the Chairman of its Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, noted that while the legislators had ignored past statements made by the Professor of Law, it would not ignore his recent speech at a public lecture in Lagos organised by the Society of International Law.



One Response to Caution Sagay, senate urges Buhari

  1. Arc.Duke Tabuko says:

    Law in whatever capacity,medium,or forum defines standards of deeds,actions,respect and decorum.Therefore a lawyer with conscience is law to himself or herself.That is not just a lawyer by title but lawyer in thought,lawyer in reasoning,lawyer in deeds,lawyer in actions,and lawyer in speech.lnfact he or she is a respecter of law in totality. A lawyer is a respecter and a doer of law.Any lawyer who is defined and known by the above TRADE MARKS is termed or known as Professor of Law.The academi title Professor awarded to such a scholar is just a confirmation his or her Professorship.Such eminent scholars are cultured in thinking,cultured in reasoning,cultured in dressing,cultured in grooming,cultured in deeds,cultured in actions and CULTURED IN SPEECH.Any Person be him or her lowly educated or highly educated who lacks just ONE of the above stated \”TRADE MARKS OF HONOUR\”need to be retrained in character,behaviour and DECORUM.

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