Mr Olu Onemole, an Aide to the President of the Senate,  Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that the decision of the Senate to go to court over Onnoghen was supported by majority.

Onemole, Special Assistant to Saraki on New Media, said on twitter that the senate got the support of majority of the members of its leadership before going to court.

He explained that the leadership of the Senate comprises 10 members, stressing that majority of the 10-member leadership gave their consent for the upper legislative chamber to approach the court.

“Issues like going to court on behalf of the Senate has never been a decision taken to the floor or plenary. It is a decision for the leadership of the Senate. The leadership consists of 10 members.

“The Senate President got the support or consent of a very good majority of the ten on the need to seek interpretation from the apex court,” he said.