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Zamfara: I was suspended for initiating Speaker’s impeachment – Lawmaker



One of many two suspended lawmakers by the Zamfara State Home of Meeting, Hon. Yusuf Mohammed Anka, representing Anka constituency has lamented that his suspension was not unconnected together with his position in an effort to question the Speaker, Hon. Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya.

Based on him, he initiated the transfer two months in the past that the Speaker should be suspended over his incapacitation to steer the Home in response to the structure.

The lawmaker instructed newsmen in Gusau, the State capital that the Speaker had since then not be proud of him for initiating his impeachment, which he described as conspiracy.

The lawmaker additional defined that the Governor personally known as and threatened him over the impeachment transfer, stating that every one effort to let the Governor comprehend the shortcoming of the Speaker to carry out was unsuccessful.

He said that after some days, the Governor ordered former finance minister, Bashir Yuguda to make peace between the group, for them to droop their intentions and that due to the intervention of the previous minister, Yuguda, the transfer was suspended.

“Your complete members solely urged the Governor to get issues corrected when it comes to how he runs his authorities within the total curiosity of transferring the State ahead.

“Surprisingly, whereas in Kano attending UNICEF workshop, I began receiving calls from completely different quarters informing me of my suspension over alleged reference to armed bandits,” he stated.


He challenged Hon. Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma who was the mind behind the movement to schedule time for them to swear with the holy Quran if in any respect he’s honest.

The lawmaker stated he was very optimistic that the committee on ethics and privileges would do justice to him and his colleague.

He added that he was decided to tug the State Home of Meeting to court docket for defamation of character and injury of his title and popularity.

He described as improper allegation by his colleague, Hon Kanoma that he and Hon. Tudu. Tukur had been seen jubilating once they heard that the daddy of the Speaker was kidnapped, stating that he was in Kaduna attending lectures when the Speaker’s father was kidnapped.

He additionally refuted the declare by Hon. Kanoma that he and his colleague, Hon. Tudun Tukur representing Bakura ran away from taking the brand new “Oath of self distancing” on armed banditry lately launched by the Governor.

Recalled that on Tuesday, the State Home of Meeting suspended Hon. Yusuf Muhammad Anka representing Anka constituency and Hon. Tudun Tukur representing Bakura constituency for 3 months over alleged involvement in banditry actions within the State.

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