Kano Assembly impeaches majority leader

Acheme Jack & Tukur Arab, Kano


Majority Leader, Kano House of Assembly Abdul Labaran Madari has been impeached.

He was replaced by Kabir Hassan Dashi, a member of APC who before the appointment was the chairman local government committee of the House

The impeachment followed a motion of urgent importance moved by the member representing Bunkure constituency, Muhammad Uba Gurjiya.

Muhammad Uba Gurjiya announced at the Tuesday plenary that 22 members of the house are in support of the motion for the impeachment and was joined by a member representing Dambatta Constituency, Murtala Musa Kore.

The Speaker of the House, Abdulaziz Garba Gafasa then asked for the adoption of the motion which the house answered in affirmative.

Subsequently,a  member representing Sumaila Constituency Zubairu Hamza Masu moved a motion nominating deputy majority leader, Kabiru Hassan Dashi as the new Majority Leader and member representing Minjibir Constituency, Tasi’u Ibrahim Zabainawa as the new Deputy Majority Leader.

The motion was then seconded by member representing Karaye, Nasiru Abdullahi Dutsen Amare which was then passed and approved.

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