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Bello dissociates self from Speaker's impeachment

18 February 2016, 17:44

Kogi - Governor Yahaya Bello has said that he has no hands in the impeachment of the Speaker, Momoh Jimoh Lawal.

In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Strategy), Abdulkarim Abdulmalik, the Governor said dragging his name to the crisis in the State House of Assembly is in the least, uncharitable.

The governor in the statement said he has never interfered in the affairs of the state legislature in line with his determination to promote the rule of law and strict adherence to separations of power.

Also read:Impeached Kogi speaker, 14 others petition Dogara

He urged all aggrieved parties in the Kogi State House of Assembly to close ranks and work in unity for the progress of the state while pledging to continue collaboration with the legislative arm to actualize his dream of a better Kogi State.”

The impeached Speaker and 14 other members of the assembly have petitioned the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on the matter.

Source: Vanguard

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