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1/3 Assembly Members Removed Plateau State Speaker

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POLITICS LOCAL AFFAIRS: 1/3 Assembly Members Removed Plateau State Speaker [New Politics Local Affairs] » Naijacrawl
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The Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Nuhu Abok, has been impeached by eight members out of the twenty four assembly members of the legislative arm of the government.



And instantly, the member representing Pengana Constituency, Yakubu Sanda, was named as the new Speaker.

The member representing Pengana Constituency, Yakubu Sanda, was named as the new Speaker.

He was removed in the early hours of Thursday by the lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who were escorted into the chambers amidst tight security.

Meanwhile, the PDP lawmakers were barred from entering the premise.

According to the Nigerian constitution, it takes 2/3 of assembly members to removed the speaker but here, only 1/3 did the job.


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