Katsina State Lawmakers Kick Out Speaker, Chief Whip


The gale of impeachment on Wednesday moved over to Katsina State as the Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu Muduru, was removed from office during a plenary session of the House.
Muduru was impeached, following a motion for impeachment by the House Majority Leader, Alhaji Hanbali Faruk, representing Katsina Constituency. The motion was seconded by member representing Funtua Constituency, Alhaji Abubakar Total.
No less than 23 out of the 34 members voted in favour of the impeachment and removal of the speaker. The lawmakers also elected Alhaji Yahya Abubakar from Kusada Constituency as the new Speaker. The speaker was sworn in during the session. Similarly, the House Chief Whip, Alhaji Bishir Mamman Dutsin-ma was also removed and replaced with the member representing Daura constituency, Alhaji Nasir Yahaya.

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