Spokesperson of the senate, Dino Melaye, says the senate has received more petitions against Rotimi Amaechi’s ministerial nomination asides the petition from Senators from Rivers state which was presented to the senate by Senator George Sekibo yesterday October 7th.
“The petitions from the senators from Rivers state is not the only one that we have received. We will continue to receive petitions after the screening exercise”he said
Asked what the senate will do with the petitions presented, he said
“The senate especially the 8th senate is a responsible senate and all the petitions will receive the attention of the senate. The senate president in his wisdom has refer this particular petition to the committee on Ethics and public petitions and I am sure it will be treated. All petitions will be looked into, will be investigated. The authenticity of the petitions will be investigated and and at the end of the day the conclusion will be drawn”
Source: Linda Ikeji’s blog