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Abok Ayuba, Plateau Assembly Speaker impeached



The Speaker of the Plateau State Home of Meeting, Rt. Hon. Abok Ayuba was on Thursday impeached by 8 out of the 24 members of the Home.

This occurred at an uncommon sitting presided over by the Deputy Speaker of the Home, Hon. Saleh Yipmong.

Hon. Yakubu Sanda representing Pengana Constituency is now the brand new Speaker.

DAILY POST recollects that the Speaker has been below hearth for the reason that unrest that bedeviled some communities in Jos North and Bassa LGA, the place a number of individuals have been killed, many injured and others displaced from their ancestral houses.

The Home of Meeting had given the Governor of the State a two-week ultimatum to take motion on the resolutions forwarded to him on “safety issues and easy methods to restore peace within the State.”

The Home additionally known as on the Governor to provide you with an announcement defending the citizenry within the wake of the myriad of safety challenges bedeviling the State.

DAILY POST gathered that the eight members gained entry to the Home as early as 6am to hold out the act.

They operated below the heavy presence of armed safety personnel.


The lawmakers tried to question the Speaker on Wednesday evening however couldn’t succeed.

Hon. Nanbol Daniel, (PDP, Langtang North Central) stated that the impeachment wouldn’t maintain as a result of it didn’t observe the Home guidelines on impeachment of speaker and deputy speaker.

DAILY POST additionally recollects that there was petition making the rounds on social media within the early hours of Wednesday by a gaggle below the aegis of Youths Rights Towards Corruption (YRAC) accusing the Speaker of corruption.

YRAC stated it has submitted a petition to the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) in opposition to the Speaker, accusing him of a number of allegations, together with abuse of workplace and monetary misappropriation.

The group additionally demanded that the Speaker ought to instantly step down from his place pending the completion of investigation.

Government Director, YRAC Comrade Abednego Musa, signed the petition titled: “Petition Towards Plateau State Home of Meeting Speaker, Nuhu Abok Ayuba, On Gross Monetary Misconduct, Legal Breach Of Public Belief And Abuse Of Workplace”.

The embattled Speaker is but to answer the event.

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