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Dogara moves against erring lawmakers

26 June 2015, 15:34

Abuja - Angered by what transpired on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday, Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara is set to wield the big stick on lawmakers who participated in the show of show, reports Tribune.

Dogara, who spoke through the Chairman of the House ad hoc committee on media,  Mohammed Sani Zorro, said the conduct of these members amount to contempt of the House and is in clear violation of the Standing Orders of the House .

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He described the attempt to seize the mace, which is the symbol of the House, as an unparliamentary actions unbecoming of the status of honourable members.

He said the leadership of the House would take necessary action to sanction any member found culpable.

He apologized to Nigerians for the ugly event of Thursday.

Read more at ribune.

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