Senators – elect from the opposition party (PDP) has projected that there would be an extension of the executive if Senator Ahmed Lawan becomes the 9th senate president.
The PDP senators – elect has promised to tender a block vote to any APC candidate perceived to be a “rubber stamp” of the executive and is able to preserve the legislature’s independence. Believing that Lawan been endorsed by the APC National Chairman would compromise the legislature independency while speaking to some newsmen in Abuja,
Even if former Senate leader Ali Ndume and Senator Danjuma Goje are contesting for the senatorial president seat, the PDP have been quiet about who their preferred candidate is.
A senator – elect who’s from the North Central pleaded not to be mentioned, stated that he understands what is meant by legislature independence, expressing concern that how can some persons sit somewhere deciding our leadership. Claiming as opposition, they have made decisions which were in agreement with the interest of the people