Kogi: Tension as Gov Yahaya, deputy begin impeachment battle

August 7, 2019
151 Views
https://nationaldailyng.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/966-Babe-320x100.gif

Kogi Deputy Gov Simon Achuba may be impeached soon as the state House of Assembly begins impeachment process.

No fewer than 21 of the 25 state lawmakers have signed an impeachment petition sent to the House.

The petition was read Wednesday by the majority leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC) as a petition on the floor of the Assembly.

According to him, the petition was based on three grounds of criminal indulgence, financial misappropriation and non-performance.

The speaker, Kolawole Matthew, directed that the petition be served on the deputy governor for him to respond to within the 14 days’ time frame of the law.

A panel will be set up to investigate Achuba’s side of the story.

Achuba and Gov. Yahaya Bello his boss have been fighting cold war that nearly sparked off violence recently, when the deputy governor cried out that his boss was after him.

The petitioner was not mentioned on the floor, though. The move, many believe, would most likely come from the governor’s hatchet men.

Post Views: 85

You may be interested

Killing of 43 farmers: Buhari must rejig security architecture now, says Atiku
News
News

Killing of 43 farmers: Buhari must rejig security architecture now, says Atiku

Webby - November 29, 2020

<!-- Buhari and Atiku Abubakar --> Buhari and Atiku Abubakar By Kazeem Ugbodaga  Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said…

Boko Haram’s slaughtering of 43 farmers in Borno insane – Buhari
News
News

Boko Haram’s slaughtering of 43 farmers in Borno insane – Buhari

Webby - November 29, 2020

<!-- President Muhammadu Buhari --> President Muhammadu Buhari By Kazeem Ugbodaga Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has described Saturday’s slaughtering of…

Horror! How Boko Haram Beheaded 43 Farmers In Borno
News
3 views
News
3 views

Horror! How Boko Haram Beheaded 43 Farmers In Borno

Webby - November 29, 2020

The massacre occurred on Saturday in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. Boko Haram…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.