The Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday impeached four of the principal officers, including the Deputy Speaker, Sunday Peter, and the Majority Leader, Musa Mahmud.
Others removed were the Deputy Majority Leader, Mutawali Mohammed, and the Minority Leader, Justina Nkom (SDP-Lamurde) State Constituency.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Speaker, Kabiru Mijinyawa, presided over the first plenary after the house resumed from a six-week recess.
The deputy speaker was immediately replaced by Emmanuel Tsamdu (APC-Madagali) while Hassan Burguma (APC-Hong) was also elected new majority leader.
Abubakar Hayatu (APC-Uba/Gaya) moved the motion for the impeachment of the deputy speaker and was seconded by Abubakar Abdurrahman (APC-Mubi South).
The house elected Abubakar Isa (APC-Shelleng) new deputy majority leader while Lamsumbani Dili (PDP-Demsa) took over as the minority leader.
Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility
Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.
TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...