The Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Alhaji Usman Gangara and his deputy, Dr. Mato Dogara and other principal officers have been impeached by 18 members of the house of assembly on the instructions of the state governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero. A source present during the impeachment stated that it was done removed in a commando style by 18 out of 34 members.
The 18 members loyal to the governor upon arrival at the assembly complex first chose one of them, Philemon Usman as protem speaker, after which he presided the house and subsequently masterminded sitting that led to the emergence of Shehu Usman Tahir as Speaker and Philip Adamu as his deputy respectively.
The rest members of the house including the former Speaker and his deputy stayed away from the meeting, having been briefed that the 18 members have sealed a deal last night to remove them with a simple majority, without forming quorum.
Culled From: SaharaReporters