Saturday, September 26THE LEGISLATURE

Adamawa Deputy Speaker, Majority Leader Removed

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT

The Deputy Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Mr. Emmanuel Tsamdu, the Majority Leader Mr Hassan Barguma and the Deputy Majority Leader, Mr Abubakar Isah have been removed.

The Speaker of the state house of assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa told News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday, in Yola, that Tsamdu, Barguma and Isah were sacked.

“The Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Emmanuel Tsamdu, the Majority Leader ,Mr Hassan Barguma and the Deputy Majority Leader, Mr Abubakar Isa, all APC, were impeached,” Mijinyawa said.

The Speaker, who did not give the reason for the impeachment, said the house elected Mr. Lunsumbani Dili, APC, from Demsa local government area as its new Deputy Speaker.

Muhammad Hayatu is now the majority leader, while Muhammadu Sani-Shehu is the deputy leader.
The sacked deputy speaker and two others are all members of the All Progressive Congress.

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