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Immunity has become impunity in Ekiti — APC

The gale of protests in Ekiti State following the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, revelation of the involvement of Governor Ayo Fayose in the arm scandal has not shown any sign of ending yet, as the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, and other anti-Fayose groups, yesterday trooped to the streets of Ado Ekiti in protest against alleged looting of the state by the governor.

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No immunity for NASS heads

Predictable public outrage has trailed the proposal from a section of federal lawmakers to move to change the constitution to include the Senate President and his Deputy, Speaker of the House of Representatives and his Deputy as well as the Chief Justice of the Federation in the list of public officers to enjoy the immunity clause already granted the President and Vice President as well as Governors and their Deputies in the constitution.

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Immunity question

ANOTHER issue is that of immunity for presidents and vice presidents as well as governors and deputy governors. I am unequivocally for the retention of the immunity clause. It is not in the interest of the tax paying public that the immunity clause should be removed, contrary to improperly “chewed”, popular view.

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