A caucus of the All Progressives Congress members of the Senate on Tuesday removed Muhammed Ali Ndume representing Borno South Senatorial District of Borno State as their leader.
In a letter sent by the caucus and read by Senate President Bukola Saraki, the caucus removed Ali as their majority leader, electing Ahmed Lawan to replace him.
SP @bukolasaraki reads a letter from APC caucus on the change in the Senate Leadership announcing Sen.Ahmed Lawan as the new caucus Leader.
— Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) January 10, 2017
Addressing journalists after the Senate’s plenary, Mr. Ndume said the decision of the caucus to remove him as leader shocked him, Premium Times reports.
He said he was oblivious of what led to the decision or where the meeting was held to remove him.