New Speaker suspends 5 lawmakers, threatens to arrest predecessor


The new speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Yakubu Sanda has threatened to arrest the impeached speaker, Nuhu Abok Ayuba if he continues to parade himself as speaker of the house, and also suspended five other lawmakers loyal to Ayuba.

Speaking with newsmen alongside 12 other members of the house, Hon Sanda who expressed displeasure over what transpired in the House on Monday called on the security agency to arrest the former speaker for parading a fake mace.

He pointed out that the house under his leadership has set up two committees to investigate the former speaker’s financial embezzlement and misappropriation.

“The former speaker and 10 of his loyalist had convened an…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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