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15 Katsina lawmakers move to impeach Shema

06 May 2015, 13:49

Katsina - Twenty-three days to the handover date of May 29, Gov. Ibrahim Shema of Katsina is now in a battle of wits as the state lawmakers have vowed to impeach him before the expiry of his tenure, reports Daily Trust.

Fifteen members of Katsina State House of Assembly have threatened to commence impeachment proceedings against him

The lawmakers vowed to serve the governor an impeachment notice by next Monday when they resume sitting over his poor handling of state’s finances among other impeachable offences.

Also read: Chime plays down impeachment notice

Spokesman of the 15 members, Danlami Kurfi accused Shema of spending public funds without recourse to laid-down procedures.

He noted that some of the legislators, comprising mostly those that defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some others aggrieved within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had met and were set to serve the governor an impeachment notice.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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