This is to satisfy him politically. If that happens though, it shows that the legislature and judiciary does not count for jack.
By that logic, Wasantha Karannagoda and Roshan Goonetileke should be made Admiral of the Fleet and Air Marshall accordingly.
Pac-man, the single reason was that he was ready to take over and establish a military government by force. There is your reason. Malli, the talk you give is against the very reason you voted in this government. Oyata hariyannae yamapalanaya, yahapalayan nemei.