Senate Crisis: 35 APC, 46 PDP Senators pass vote of confidence on Saraki, Ekweremadu

At the resumption of plenary on Tuesday, 28, July 2015, 35 Senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC and 46 Senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has passed a vote of confidence on the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and the entire leadership of the Senate.
The Senate also called on the Nigerian Police, the Department of State Security Services, DSS and other Security agencies not to allow themselves to be used by any person irrespective of who was involved to harass, intimidate or blackmail the entire Senate, Senators and their spouses.
These resolutions of the Senators were sequel to a motion of Vote of Confidence on Principal Officers of the Senate by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, PDP, Imo East in Pursuit to Orders 42 and 52 of the Senate Standing Orders 2015 as Amended.