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PHOTOS: Protesters storm National Assembly, demand Ndume’s reinstatement

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Hundreds of protesters have stormed the National Assembly on Tuesday to protest against the suspension of former Majority Leader of the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume.

Mr. Ndume, a top campaigner for the confirmation of the embattled acting chairman of the EFCC Ibrahim Magu, drew the ire of the senators when he asked the Senate to investigate media reports on alleged import of a bullet-proof Range Rover by Mr Saraki and raising questions about the Dino Melaye’s degree.

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Last week, Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, met with the Senate president in his office and appealed for Mr Ndume’s reinstatement.

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Speaking to State House reporters after audience with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Monday, Senate President Bukola Saraki said Mr Ndume’s reinstatement must have to be decided by his colleagues.

But the protesters, who were made up of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, and indigenes of Borno State resident in Abuja, said Mr Ndume’s suspension was unfair.

They said with the suspension of the senator, Borno South people had lost their voice with the suspension.

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