Few weeks after sel styled law makers issues with the Nigerian security force, Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) has urged president muhammadu Buhari to apologise to the National Assembly as he accused President Muhammadu Buhari of making derogatory statements about him and the National Assembly.
He was referring to a statement credited to Mr Buhari where he accused the National Assembly of indolence.
Speaking when he received a delegation of Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) at the Presidential Villa on May 22, Mr Buhari came down hard on the members of the National Assembly.
“Let anybody come and confront me publicly in the National Assembly. What have they been doing? Some of them have been there for 10 years. What have they been doing?” he asked.
Mr Melaye described Mr Buhari’s statement as “unpresidential” and “unconstitutional.”
“As a senator who came to the National Assembly in 2007, about eleven years ago, I am particularly unhappy that my privilege is abused by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari last week.
“Last week, the president in the Presidential Villa while addressing the delegation of the Buhari Campaign Organisation and this was televised in Channels Television and AIT and I have a copy to tender.
Melaye thereafter asked President Buhari to as a matter of urgency, apologize to the National Assembly for his comments against the legislature.
Ruling on the matter, the president of the upper legislative chamber, Bukola Saraki said the president might have been misquoted.