Nasarawa State House of Assembly Commences Impeachment Proceedings on Governor Al-Makura
Barely one week after Abusidiqu reported how President Goodluck Jonathan, PDP National Chairman, Adamu Mua’zu and other PDP big wigs are planning to impeach Governors under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), with the search light currently on Governor Almakura of Nasarawa state, the State House of Assembly have passed a motion directing the clerk of the House to serve Governor Al-Makura with an impeachment notice.
The lawmakers who have been on a recess rushed back to and held a plenary session that lasted only about 12 minutes where they discussed only one item – the impeachment process, which was raised under Matters of Public Interest.
Sixteen of the 24 members of the assembly attended the house plenary.
Twenty of the 24 members; all of them members of the PDP however signed the impeachment.
The House said the impeachment process became necessary after a report of a recent probe by an adhoc comnittee of the House indicted AlMakura over alleged “gross misconduct” and “Abuse of Office.”
The House resolved and directed the clerk to process and to serve the governor with an impeachment notice, and to copy the judiciary to commence judicial processes towards the planned impeachment. Speaker Musa Ahmed Mohammed who explained the urgency and importance of the issue recalled members back from the recess, did not however said When the House will return for further deliberations on the matter.
The session held as the state was awaiting the arrival of President Goodluck Jonathan who is in the state to commission a farm owned by a foreign investor.
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