BREAKING: Zamfara Lawmakers Serve Deputy Governor An Impeachment Notice
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Zamfara Lawmakers Serve Deputy Governor An Impeachment Notice
The Zamfara State House of Assembly has served the state’s deputy governor, Mahadi Ali, an impeachment notice, over alleged gross misconduct, ab#se of office, among others.
Recall that on February 4, 2022, the house announced the commencement of an impeachment process against the deputy governor following the presentation of a formal request to the speaker.
Speaking at a media briefing on Monday, February 7, 2022, Hassan said the house had served the notice in line with the provision of section 188 of the 1999 constitution (as amended).
According to him, “Members of this honourable house, on the discharge of their constitutional duties, formally served the right honourable speaker of the Zamfara state house of assembly with the impeachment notice of his excellency, the deputy governor, in person of barrister Mahdi Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, from the office of the deputy governor of Zamfara state, on allegation of serious gross misconduct.
Today, being the 7th day of February, 2022, I, Shamsudeen Hassan Talata Mafara, chairman of the house standing committee on information, present to you the official position of the Zamfara house of assembly.
The speaker received the notice of the impeachment of the deputy governor from office, having satisfied the requirement of section 188 of the 1999 constitution (as amended) which requires one-third of the members of the house to endorse notice of impeachment.
The house, under the leadership of right honourable Nasiru Muazu Magarya, accepted the notice as proper and in accordance with the provision of the law.
The speaker, in conformity with status, has duly served the deputy governor, through the secretary to the state government. The allegations against the deputy governor are: ab#se of office which include constitutional breach of sections 190 and 193, subsections 1 and 2, paragraphs a, b and c of the 1999 constitution (as amended); cr!minal self-enrichment using public funds; and failure to discharge constitutional duties, which gave rise to insubordination.”
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