BREAKING: Jigawa speaker impeached

BREAKING: Jigawa speaker impeached

- Honourable Isah Idriz Gwaram, the speaker of the Jigawa state House of Assembly has been impeached

- Gwaram was impeached by lawmakers in the state during a sitting on Thursday, May 9

- He has been replaced by by Honourable Idris Garba Kareka, who was a former speaker of the House

The speaker of the Jigawa House of Assembly, Honourable Isah Idriz Gwaram was in the morning of Thursday, May 9, impeached by lawmakers in the state.

Gwaram was immediately replaced by Honourable Idris Garba Kareka, who was a former speaker of the House impeached in 2017, The Nation reports.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that in order to avert impeachment proceedings against the outgoing governor of Adamawa, Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow, and the speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, the mace of the Assembly was hurriedly smuggled out of the Assembly’s complex on Tuesday, April 3.

After about a month’s recess, the Assembly reconvened on Tuesday to consider the executive letter from the governor, that he was proceeding on two weeks leave.

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Legit.ng gathered that the proceeding, however, turned sour when several members questioned the proprietary of Bindow going on leave at such a crucial period.

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Source: Legit.ng

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