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Nasarawa Assembly withdraws threat to impeach governor

11 December 2012, 16:28

Nasarawa - The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday  withdrew its earlier threat to impeach Gov. Tanko  Al-Makura  over the rising wave of  insecurity in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the lawmakers' action  followed the submission of a report by  the House Committee on Security Matters headed by Alhaji Mohammed Baba-Ibaku(PDP- Udege/LOko).

 While submitting the reports, Baba-Ibaku said the  measures contained in the report would guide the governor against future crisis, urging  the governor to ensure that  the security operatives mounted check points at various  areas  facing  security challenges.

 In his contribution, a member of the committee, Francis Orogu,(PDP-Keana) stressed  the need to  find a lasting solution the spate  insecurity in the state.

The House unanimously adopted the committee's report.

The Speaker of the House, Alhaji, Mohammed Ahmed- Musa, therefore, withdrew  the previous impeachment threat issued as  the governor had  responded  promptly to the security challenges in the state.

The governor had taken serious measures to check  frequent communal  crisis in the southern  senatorial district of the state  and ``we  hereby withdraw  our one-week ultimatum for his impeachment passed on him recently”.

The speaker commended the governor for his  move to protect people's  lives and property, assuring  him of the house's support in  moving the state forward.

 He urged  security agencies in the state to adopt house-to-house search  so as to apprehend those with arms and other dangerous weapons.

NAN

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