• Senate President and deputy cannot enjoy immunity – CRRAN

    Senate President and deputy cannot enjoy immunity – CRRAN

    An Enugu-based human rights lawyer and President of Citizens Rights Realization and Advancement Network (CRRAN), Olu Omotayo, has faulted plans by the Senate to grant immunity to the Senate President and Deputy Senate President.

    Omotayo said there was no democracy in the world where parliamentarians enjoyed immunity and so Nigeria should not be an exception.

    The legal practitioner said the issue of immunity for the President and Governors was a constitutional matter and if the senators wanted their principal officers to enjoy […]