The Judicial Council of the Law Students’ Association of Nigeria gave an order stripping the Senate President, Sen. Emmanuel Williams of his powers on the grounds that he had disobeyed the order of the LAWSAN High Court. The order was not properly signed by the Chief Registrar under ‘Section 5(3) of the LAWSAN JUDICATURE ACT’ which made the order subsequently an absolute nullity.
On the 23rd day of August, 2021, a petition filed by one Sen. Bamidele Adedamola representing the good people of Lagos State University was brought against the then President for abuse of power and despotism.
A member who spoke on the condition of anonymity, stated that the former National President on the National WhatsApp group talked to Lawsanites rudely and removed lawsanites who spoke up against his tyranny and criticized his government from the WhatsApp group in order for them not to participate in the activities of LAWSAN.
The Hallowed Senate House resolved to decide by votes if the former National President ( Blessing Agbomhere) should be impeached or not. The Senate by the required two-third majority and unanimous decision of all senators present at the plenary voted to impeach the executive president.
The Senate then gave an order mandating the Vice President — Ms. Eluma Harriet — to assume office as President with immediate effect in line with Section 13 of the LAWSAN Constitution as amended.
Earlier stated in the LAWSAN National WhatsApp group, a Lawsanite said that yesterday was a day of liberation following the removal of the president. This was applauded by many LAWSANITES as they tagged “The 23rd of August 2021” as the LAWSAN Liberation Day.