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Niger House of Assembly speaker impeached

16 May 2012, 10:04

Minna - The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Mohammed Gamunu, representing Edati constituency in the Niger State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, became the third speaker to be impeached by the assembly members since the inception of the incumbent administration of Babangida Aliyu since May 29, 2007.

The impeachment of the embattled former speaker followed a motion of urgent public important brought by the chairman, committee on information in the assembly, Mohammed Lokogoma, representing Wushishi constituency of the state, which the former speaker tried effortlessly to overrule.

Ascology News investigations further learnt that the former speaker, who apparently sensed the danger ahead, allegedly called for adjournment of the sitting but this again was said to have been rejected by majority of members of the assembly.

See details: Ascology News


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