Rumbling in divided Plateau House


The face-off between the Speaker, Plateau State House of Assembly, Honourable Nuhu Abok Ayuba and the state governor, Simon Lalong, took a dramatic turn last Thursday when the Speaker was impeached. From all indications, the impeached Speaker and some members of the assembly have been having a running battle with the governor over the recent killings in the state.

At the peak of the crisis when twenty-five Ondo State-bound travellers passing through Jos were killed and another thirty-five murdered in YekwaZangam, the state assembly issued a two-week ultimatum to the governor to take certain steps over the state security crisis and align himself with the people of the state.

The position of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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