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Speaker of Kebbi assembly impeached

2015-04-29 11:10
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Birnin Kebbi - The Speaker of the Kebbi State House of Assembly, Hassan Shalla was on Tuesday impeached, reports Premium Times.

He was impeached by members of the House for alleged breach of trust and embezzlement of allowances of his colleagues.

12 out of the 24 members of the House carried out the impeachment.

Also read: Ondo deputy governor impeached

The motion for the impeachment was moved by Aminu Musa Gumbi from Yauri constituency and seconded by Aliyu Mohammed Mutubare.

The members also elected Aminu Musa Habib Jega as the new Speaker.

Jega was impeached in a controversial manner in December 2014.

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