Nasiru Magarya, the speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly has ordered the Clerk of the House, Shehu Anka, to serve all members with notice of impeachment of the state deputy governor, Mahdi Gusau.
This was contained in a press statement issued by the spokesperson of the House, Mustafa Kaura.
According to the statement, “the action was in pursuant to Section 188 of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).”
The Speaker, according to the statement, gave the directive under announcement contained in the House’s Order Paper of Wednesday which paved way for the House members to carefully study all the allegations levelled against the embattled deputy governor.
“With this development, the House is following due diligence of the law as contained in the relevant provisions of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended),” the statement added.
Gusau could not be reached for comments as of the time of filing this report.
He was said to be mourning his father’s younger brother, Tukur Gusau, who died on Tuesday.
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